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Red Blob

April 30, 2010

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The red blob reflected on the surface of a black shiny plate.

Crash Gear Car

April 27, 2010

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“Again.”  They heaved at the car. The crash gear Morris Six would not move despite the five men surrounding it. “Are you sure you have released the brake?” he asked the woman within who hesitantly confirmed the affirmative.

Instructions for making by hand

April 27, 2010

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Start this procedure with the mandrel well-oiled. Cut the brass plate. Serrate both edges. Wrap it slowly, as in fold to a shape that’s flush, then hammer home the rivets. Use the electroplating tank to complete.

Roadside wheel change

April 27, 2010

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Two cans of vite fin sprayed on the carburetter saved the day.  He dropped the ticket.  It soaked into the wet gravel.

Shows a dark triangular rock

April 27, 2010

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Dark: the world of a triangular rock, awaiting occupation. On the bed room wall a square sun rises rocket like over a wedge of flame.

The showers of apparel

April 27, 2010

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“He could see like a wire running along the top of the fence, the train roof as it left the station.” Two years ago now – on the platform – he stares into that oblong lens – he looks into a stark emptiness within a vague rubble of shapes where now the window of a […]

Ring-pull

April 27, 2010

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“You will go deaf before you need glasses.”