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November 8

At 6AM we mobilize in Kruftman Hall, shaking our heart spears, faces painted blue, dancing the Good Dance. Then out into the neighborhoods of West Eastwood to roust sleepyheads out to the polls. Hillary! Hillary! Hillary! Our chant rings like … Continue reading

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“Exodus, Stage Left,” Part 1

Watch an audio/video sampler of EXODUS, STAGE LEFT at  The Sands of Time And the daughter of Pharaoh came down to wash herself at the river;and her maidens walked along by the river’s side; and when she saw the … Continue reading

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Dust In The Wind

Alone above the city, in an office the size of three average Tokyo apartments, sits Mr. Keimatsu.  His view encompasses the big new buildings rising everywhere just east of Shinagawa Station: Sony, Citibank, Seafort Square.  Along the harbor canals below … Continue reading

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Email To A Speculative Poet

Dear B – You were right to totally ignore those messages from me asking about how to get published. I googled “using Goodreads to promote your work” and there’s a big instructional section.  My publication problems are a thing of the past! – I probably … Continue reading

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Androids Over New York, Part 1

FOR AN AUDIO VERSION SAMPLER, GO TO: Chapter 1: The Plot Thins When Laurie Lucid stumbled over the rigid body of Manny Perril lying in her darkened apartment, she shut her eyes and screeched like a peregrine falcon. Concerned, … Continue reading

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“Exodus, Stage Left,” Part 2

Showdown On The Nile   And the Lord said unto Moses, I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and multiply my signs and my wonders in the land of Egypt…that I may lay my hand upon Egypt, and bring forth mine armies, and … Continue reading

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Here Comes The F Gang

Insomnia-ridden, Fagen comes shuffling out of the Four Seasons around 2 AM, just like I hoped.  The old guy looks like crap in a Miles Davis sweatshirt and grey jogging pants.  I ease behind him and slip my gat into his … Continue reading

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