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placebo has begun

Sent off some of the section "Return to the city" to literary mags last night. They were revised. Took the rough drafts off the blog.

I dreamed of North Carolina last night after watching True Blood all day. True Blood takes place in Alabama. I miss the south.

New ms Placebo (so far):

films and serials

a) Lumberton, NC (Blue Velvet)
b) Bon Temps, Louisiana (True Blood)
c) Post Apocalyptic Movie Review (The Van Guard)


a) remixed lyrics from the band Placebo

currently writing Bon Temps, Louisiana while listening to Captain Beefheart's Shiny Beasts!


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