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Hopperesque

Monday, 12 April 2021

Dim-Lit City

         He saw in that moment the whole dim-lit city on the last night of summer ; the troubled streets that led to the abandoned beaches, the for-rent signs above overnight hotels and furnished basement rooms, moving trolleys and rising bridges ; the cagework city, above a coalsmoke sky.

Never Come Morning
Nelson Algren
1942
Algren

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