What looks to be a wisp of cloud is actually the moon, narrow and pale like a paring snipped from a snowman's toenail.
("Even Cowgirls Get the Blues")
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They accepted my donation, so they're aware they'd better serve my interests or I'll buy some leadership that will.
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Some folks hide, and some folks seek, and seeking, when it's mindless, neurotic, desperate, or pusillanimous can be a form of hiding.
In order to be respected, authority has got to be respectable.
On their sofas of spice and feathers, the concubines also slept fretfully. In those days the Earth was still flat, and people dreamed often of falling over edges.
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