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Honky-Tonk, poem by David Jibson

Out­side, a mer­cury vapor lamp on its tall wood­en pole throws blue fire down onto the grav­el park­ing lot below, where cow­boys rid­ing pick up trucks instead of hors­es scuf­fle with each oth­er in the shad­ows to pre­serve their hon­or. Blood and spit damp­en the earth. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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