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Sammy, the Gat: “Targetin’ Squash City”

(Glossary at end.) The airborne torture chamber’s grinders muscle back and we’re targetin’ squash city. I button down the gazers and knuckle it as the balloons hit terra firma. Sky-splittin’ sparklers splatter on my TV screen as I add to … Continue reading

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“Shackles”

Orange bands chained to your ankles Purple and gray shoe. The association rankles. Bondage. Not for you. Step away. (Based on Austin Considine’s “When Sneakers and Race Collide“, New York Times, June 20, 2012.)

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