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Vagabond, a year

It’s been a year since I heard her voice. It was straight and sober for a moment. But, It wasn’t hopeful. I said, Happy Birthday– may you have a better year. There was a chuckle A heh heh. Yeah, you … Continue reading

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Vagabond (a Memory returns)

I remember the first time I saw her drunk or rather I saw her in the after drunk, When bad decisions vomit up on the curb. I’ll never do that again. She said. I was working at Hinshaw’s on a Thursday night … Continue reading

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Vagabond (children & sisters)

I make it home alone after 13 hours of driving in the dark night. We barely stopped to eat or drink. My sister used her last bit of cash for a motel room in Quincy (she’ll stay in motels for … Continue reading

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Vagabond (Somewhere outside of Reno)

  It’s hard to stay awake your thoughts, the darkness and the wind the white line of the 395 I’ve been playing music trying to drown out the silence that consumes all of us. our aunt offers to have us … Continue reading

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Vagabond (Road Trip)

With my aunt laid out in the back seat sick, my sister took the passenger seat and we headed east and north up the 395 stopping as minimally as possible. The talk was non-existent except where it was strained. I … Continue reading

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Vagabond, (to concentrate on pain)

I hadn’t planned on my sister. The plan had been grandma in the hospital fallen again tipsy at that intersection of prescription and habit I drove down in case it was the end she’s 96. It’s always in case of … Continue reading

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Vagabond, ( Cootie Catcher)

I’m not at all sure of what to do. I hear the stories from my aunt from my sister too. Her boyfriend of a year dropped her onto the lawn of my aunt’s house like you would drop something on … Continue reading

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Vagabond ….a new zine

I was driving down Whittier Blvd last month in Whittier and passed the Vagabond Inn. It’s nothing to write home about. Just a motel on a Blvd that used to be more important than it is. A street that was … Continue reading

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La Blue Eyes

The first thing you notice about her is her eyes. They are wider than you’ve ever seen them. The pupils dilated in a small pond of an island of blue. Not the deep ocean blue, they once were or the … Continue reading

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