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That shampoo bottle, again, with its warning:

Hair loss.

First that, then a hair-contaminated floor, a hair-ball-suffocated pet Skittles, a circle of salivating
vultures, a slip of the buck-shot finger, a doctor’s debris-removal (and his night terror of bills), a re-
call to matrimony, an empty space on a two-seat carnival ride, a sword-swallower’s rape-stare, a doctor’s fetus-removal, a vengeful Poltergeist, a thrill-kill possession, a judge’s call for the chair, a revoked admission to Heaven’s Gate, a revisit to that shampoo bottle, again, with its warning:

Hair loss.

First that, then….

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Stephen Lindow
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love the short-form with orphaned lines

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