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“The Red Rose of Rage”

The kettle-drum thrum of my heartbeat Sends a plea for assault not retreat My fingers splay then contract My soul cries out to react My brain cautions with threat of defeat. The red rose of rage tattoos my skin My … Continue reading

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“The Rich Kid”

(photo copyright: Roger Bultot) Last summer, Daddy bought him a Dufour 36 sail and a fiberglass runabout for puttering around the harbor. The four-hundred horses he attached to the stern of the small boat sent it straight to Davy Jones’ … Continue reading

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