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“An Irreverent Hymn to a Failed Heist” (A Kyrielle)

I press my face against the pane As I repeat “Hands Up” again. I speak, she does not understand. The pretty girl extends her hand. I press my body to the car. Her exit through the door I bar. The … Continue reading

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Sammy, the Gat: “My Poppin’ Pupes Beat Retreat.”

(Glossary at end.) My poppin’ pupes beat retreat when they zero in on Lefty Louis. Now Lefty ain’t one to drop anchor in Prince Willie’s Wayward Wanderers’ Wasteland so I got reason to flip a finger around the flamer in my … Continue reading

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Sammy, the Gat: “This Week’s Lugen”

(Glossary at end. Click for Sammy, the Gat, catch-up.) I look around. To my left, the carn: pulsatin’ primaries, tinny tunes, swirlin’ stallions, high-flyin’ rumble seats. To my right: Main Street, lit up like a newbie in white. And separatin’ … Continue reading

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