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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 11, Number 4, December 2017
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Ruth Holzer
Herndon, Virginia, USA


Cabaret, rue Mouffetard, 1900
(Eugene Atget photograph)

The tenants above the corner cabaret have to endure its nightly racket. On this sultry afternoon, the black facade continues its slow decay. Posters of dancers cling to the grillwork. A man slips into the gloom-filled entryway, making a delivery or checking on the girls.

flowerpot
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on an awning rail

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