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Paris, jour cinq

Le 29 décembre I think the neighbours are drug dealers. They never work, they are always up very late, they are home all day. I am standing in front of that big, white wheel they’ve installed between the Jeu de … Lire la suite

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Paris, jour quatre

Le 28 décembre A dispute in the night between the neighbours wakes me at 3:30am. Actually, it’s perfect, my normal rising time. But there is no need nor desire to rise this early here where the sun only rises at … Lire la suite

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Paris, jour trois

Le 27 décembre The fact of the matter is that it has become so familiar here it barely feels like I’ve gone anywhere. The fact of the matter is that even though it is much milder here, it is still … Lire la suite

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Paris, jour deux

Le 26 décembre I slept and I slept and I slept, not even curious to check the time, how decadent am I! I rise to smoky skies and a misty rain. The aluminum roofs cry sweetly like an old nickel. Oh, … Lire la suite

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Paris, I have come to say good-bye.

le 25 décembre Me voici. A double espresso noisette to use the free wifi at MacDo in the airport, it’s the same routine every time. Let me count. This visit makes nine. I wasn’t excited. I thought, in fact, that … Lire la suite

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Are you there, Blog? It’s me, the harlot.

We moved around a lot when I was a kid. So I was always the add-on, peripheral. I always missed the original forge. Alas. Don’t feel sorry for me. I don’t. It is good to understand why things are the … Lire la suite

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A very special thanks. 

« Give her another drink, she’ll be alright. » This is the statement I overheard being said about me last night. So I’m not alright now? The way I am?  Some people only want the glory, not the whole story. They want … Lire la suite

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