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The Book of Loneliness

 

 

I'm very proud!

 

I have a giant stack of journals!

 

I started keeping them

 

because I had a lot to say

 

but no one

 

to say it to

 

The women, the getting drunk

 

and drying out

 

it's all documented

 

in my little black books

 

Once a close friend said,

 

"You know, I'm the one

 

who will have to go through them

 

if you die."

 

It was very gratifying

 

to hear her say that

 

but I've been to

 

enough garage sales

 

to know better.

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