Will play for tips

I knew what day it was by what instrument Carl was playing. A fixture at the corner of Summit and Division Streets every day except Sunday, Carl said he gives the Lord the Sabbath. He was as much a fixture at St. Bellamy’s Mission, having been a member there for all of his 76 years.…

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Tied up

…tied up and twisted, the way I’d like to be…” ~ Dave Matthews, “Crash Into Me.” I rose to your bait, and you hooked me without a fight. Reeling me in, and scooping me out of the ocean with your net, I was breathless at your feet. You saw a prize in me, a trophy.…

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