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You’re Just Brokenhearted. Many of Us Have Had It

Did I ever leave you
Was I ever able
Are we still leaning
Across the old table

Autumn without Glenda

Across the river in South Carolina, the Greek’s after-hours bottle club had a Saturday wee-hours steak special with all the trimmings. There was a new comic the Greek imported from the New York borscht circuit. I was going to write a feature about him for next Sunday. The comic scored his final laugh and the jazz combo came back. We finished our steaks and ordered drinks, and the city editor asked me if I was really making a Florida road trip to return Glenda’s belongings.

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Professional writer, Pacific Northwest. 20 Books: “Sleeping Planet” 1964 to “Venus Mons Iliad” 2018–19. Most on Amazon for sale. Il faut d’abord durer.