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The Junkie’s Xmas December 24, 2009

Posted by The Typist in Toulouse Street.

I seem to not be in the spirit of the Hostilidays this year. Bukowski’s story of a Junkie’s Christmas is certainly outside the proper norms, but instead of humor it captures the spirit of the season every bit as well as Mr. Dickens did. If you wonder what this has to do with the holiday, I suggest you spend some time reading after the 25th about this Jesus dude’s life after the manger scene.


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