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Painted into a corner

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

The smoking lamp went out.
It was time for a square meal.
She was dispensing bromides worth their salt.

“Follow this rule of thumb,” she practically ordered.
“If it rings a bell, be grateful you got all your marbles.
But, if it don’t, then you gotta roll with the punches.”

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