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Viewing the local antiquities

 
 
Gilt-edged dumpsters 
in the slant of sweet light: silver-rimmed puddles archipelago in the alley's dark tarmac: skewed shadows of fire escapes fret black the red brick:

"When I was a hostess, in Phuket, I would sit every night with a client and look over the ocean; every night was a beautiful sunset."

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2 Comments:

Nice little visual, John.

How do you pronounce Phuket - does the PH make an F sound.
If so, it's amusing.

By Blogger Lili, at May 23, 2005 8:31 AM  

It does, but the u is long, and the syllabic break is before the k.

By Blogger John Psmyth, at May 23, 2005 5:59 PM  

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