Stories tagged santa-cruz


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Sometimes it waited after dark, when everyone was asleep, and moved in slowly like a thief, working its way into all the ruwas, up everyone's nostrils, seemingly intent on making the people's mountain existence a troublesome one

Hollister Chicks & Gilroy Girls

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The job meant cleanin' up the chicken shack, aligning feed troughs and rebuilding the coops, but before that we had to do a most unspeakable act.

The Ballad of Phineas, Fair Nance and The Beej

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So off to the Nacimiento woods after Arizona's homemade pizza flat That's more intoxicating than a brew And lisnin' to Strangefellow's ten fingers magically fly on his Strat With his Psyche-delicate view

Sooz & Sid

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“Scccrrrrrrreeeeeeeeeeeeecccccccccccccch! The '69 Chevy Impala, grey-black smoke pouring out of its tailpipe, came to a crunching stop on the top of a hill fifty miles to go on the road to Portland, the smoke mixing with the fog and remnant's of brush f

Things To Do In Mendocino Ghazal

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"Ever ride Cheerful Tortoise?" she said dolefully.

Eidetic (from OPEN CITY Magazine Number 16)

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Who do you think are the true intellectuals? I'm a fan of both Gore Vidal and Harold Bloom although most people can't stand either of them. George Plimpton is interesting...