As it turned out, South Carolina was sweetly competitive and helped her state almost tie with New York, through the use of a similar fun-devious strategy employed by our Manhattan-Brooklyn contingent: double posting—though our mischievous New Yorker actually posted from different locations, most evident through the use of actual street signs).
You found poems in so many places. The side of a Dodge:
Spend your whole life
one long wild
chase across the desert,
only to find out
it was the
that killed you.
Outflank your lifetime complex.
Think, if you can, in
several directions at once.
Master one in 8
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