Category Archives: Adventures in Public Transit

The Tell-Tale Ankle

Before Thanksgiving I fell down the stairs I tumbled and twisted and yelled out some swears John came and rescued, I rested and iced After ten days it felt almost nice Wednesday I got up and packed up for school … Continue reading

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Pawn Shop in a College Town

  At a pawn shop in a college town You can buy the pieces to a better life   Instruments someone else learned to play And a graphing calculator that will save your ass during finals Jewelry from grandma Hocked … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Gray

I saw a woman on BART the other day reading Fifty Shades of Gray. She was middle-aged, thick in the middle with deep marionette lines. She wore her eyeliner thick with little cat tails at the corners and her hair in … Continue reading

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