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Well, it's midnight and here I am drinking alone at the Stick It Inn, watching the clock because that cute, brunette waitress with the home wrecker tits, Julie, is working again, thank ya, Jesus, and she just came over and murmured she'd be off at one and come over and…

Mind-Body Split

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In 1958, the Pope declared Saint Claire the patron saint of television.


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Burial of the Dead

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You should never have believed your daddy when he said a man with half a dog was better off than a man with no dog at all.


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Someone will labor to keep it alive/ although the body will want but/ to return to random particles

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he considers the swirl of galaxies/ with their black hole hearts,