They Shot the Beave by David Lohrey

Originally posted on literally stories:
Yeah, I live on Scarlet Street all right, near the corner of Agamemnon and Chintz. You know it? There is a pool hall on the corner, where there was a stabbing last year. 1732 to be exact, apartment 2C, in the back. I used to have a Plymouth Valiant but…

LOOKING FOR REASONS

Originally posted on Zoolon Audio:
Photo by Michael Chen LOOKING FOR REASONS Looking for reasonsMe, you and sheFighting for justiceAnd taking the kneeA paradise lostNow under the seaAn invisible pandemicCries out a stupid “Yippee”It kills mostly the poorThan it does the bourgeoisieMostly the poorWho will never be free Anything goesWhen powers agreeTo turn a blind…

A FREE-VIEW SKY

Originally posted on Zoolon Audio:
A FREE-VIEW SKY ‘I think I’ve played this game before’Said the dreamer to the realist‘I get to close my eyes and count to 10Before you shoot this guitarist?’ ‘There is no time for your pointless make believeAll I want from you are factsMy world knows only black and whiteAnd fantasy…

Mary Ford Neal, Ebbing

Originally posted on DODGING THE RAIN:
Street magic I don’t believe in magic. But something hovers along these streets, something like dust not settling hangs just above the slippery cobbles, and it’s more than the messy flash of reflected streetlight and it’s more than the colourful spill from some long gone car, lying now in…