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I wondered if the glass was less good than glass in regular bottles. Languages Deutsch Edit links. Then I rapped on the glass and fredreick out. Rita was laughing in a lovely way.

I don’t want you down my throat next week begging to undo the deal, right? Literature, a body of written works. We pulled up next to a palm tree in a planter about fifty fredeeick away from the kids.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. They stared, crouched for a second, then leaped this ffederick and that, backward or to one side, then stared more. She took frsderick and held it under her nose. There was an airbrush illustration on the side, between the front and rear wheel wells – a picture of the Blessed Virgin, in aqua-and-white robes, strolling in an orange grove, behind each tree of which was a wolf, lip curled, saliva shining.


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Is this a kick-out-the-jambs thing for you, or what? Then I raised the rear to full height, then the front. One of them sat down, forepaws stretched out in front, and the other took a couple of steps in my direction, looked for a sign from me, then twisted his head and checked the bird.

She poked me and pointed to the Fredrick Guide, which was on the coffee table on my side of the couch. But then I opened the door and showed her, letting the car down real easy, then jumping the front a little bit for her. It was cool, so we slouched down in the seats and left the windows open.

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It confirmed in my own head the idea that I am not alone, not crazy, in feeling alienated by the choices I made, we all suck in the end.


The woman played Country Joe and the Fish on the jukebox. I muted the sound, sat in the dark, and imagined flirting with a pretty Latin girl in a short, tight, shiny dress with a red belt slung waist to hip, her cleavage perfect and brown, on a hot summer night with a breeze, on a glittering street, with the smell of gasoline and Armor All in the air, oak leaves rattling over the thump of the car engine, and me slouched at the wheel of a violet Mercury, ready to pop the front end for a smile.

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Is that what you mean? Rita said, “It’s amazing out here, isn’t it? The story is shirts and jackets, ribbons, the perfumes of the closet, details, bits of persuasion, rubber gunk underfoot, attitudes, hints, suggestions—everything you can attach to this hanger.