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"emmetsville" exerpt:

....i wake up and touch my head
blood
headache
empty pockets
a crackpipe sits on my chest
take it and walk inside my apartment building
sit down on the bed
insert a rock
pipe to my lips
lighter to the tip of the pipe
starry,
starry, fucking night....

kurt lee
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so it's a munster marathon and i'm screamin' everrrreee day of the year not just !meRry hallOweenie! month...[i gots neighbores you see].. ...and when i asked frank at the checkcash on oregon avenue how to get to south street from there he said on yer broom...-ahHAHAhhaahooothototto in a witchscream i replied :thanx you macho shithead mother fuckin bastard and i waved goodbye with my middle finger.. so i'm READY for the 31st without even trying! now what's yer gig spidey...? --and away we go....

=--> california's TOTAl recall <--= ummm vote for Arnie ? ha+++++
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