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December 2009, vol 5 no 4

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Bob Lucky


A Change of Heart

cotton candy
the blur of the
Milky Way

Wandering among crowds, alone. His thoughts make no sense. He feels things he canít. The doctor says itís normal.

snow cone booth
the sweat
in her cleavage

The stars defer to the fluorescent hum and bare bulbs. He takes some wild shots at a row of ducks and wins nothing. The flutter of his old heart made him sick, but he misses it.

popcorn stand
volunteers help themselves

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