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"emmetsville" exerpt:

....i wake up and touch my head
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, fucking night....

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october 2003

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- Linda Lerner - Pudding House Publications

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