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Pinball and PDA

Pinball and PDA

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“I dressed up tonight, plump flesh pressed into fishnet stockings like a juicy, punk rock ham. Fresh from Kentuckymore

The Derf

The Derf

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“Cellar had the type of raw on-board skill that when witnessed quickly transitioned from inspiring to intimidatingmore

Frankie Would Be Almost Nine

Frankie Would Be Almost Nine

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“I could hear the echoes of boys’ voices coming from the graveyard over fifteen years before. What I’d lost, I realized, was a chancemore

Jackpine Savage

Jackpine Savage

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The second it gets to the hard stuff under the bark it nearly pulls right out of my gloves. I touch the trunk with the bar and it kicks back, catching the new green chaps at my shinmore

Learning the Pig

Learning the Pig

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“He twisted and rolled the pebble between his fingers, staring straight ahead at the black pig, lying tied to a post sunk in bone grey dirt in the middle of the fieldmore

I Have Always Been Here Before

I Have Always Been Here Before

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“I am scared that some government agency is going to come take the baby away from me. He is not, after all, minemore

Eight Rounds

Eight Rounds

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I got to bang with him. I got to get in there and really make it a fight.more

In the Season of Blood and Gold

In the Season of Blood and Gold

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They rode horses of all colors, all bloods. Strays, they called them, tongues in cheek. Horses that offered themselves for the good of the country, under no lock and keymore

Domino Teeth

Domino Teeth

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“You pick a dime out of the slip of rock between the mud and pavement. Old money. There’s a profile of what looks like the Hitler-punching variation of Captain America etched onto its obverse sidemore

Killer

Killer

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We hated each other intensely, and were connected by that hatred. We both desired nothing more than to extinguish the other. more