Bed of Roses Sonnet Contest

"Sometimes when I run at night"
by Scottie Bahler


Sometimes when I run at night,
Not usually, but tonight especially,
In between the breaths,
The smog, the headlights, streetlights, sirens, helicopters,
And all these stupid stucco houses
In every empty, endless, excruciatingly dry directionů

...Not usually, but tonight especially,
In between the breaths

I smell home.

5:30, October, late for dinner, on a school night,
The cool air, the cold arms, T-shirt waving like a flag,
And I peddle home—

Not usually, but tonight especially,
In between the breaths




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Old Sweet Songs: A Prairie Home Companion 1974-1976

Old Sweet Songs

Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).

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