The Way Things Tend to Happen Sometimes


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M. Jagger Moore is a writer with two opposable thumbs and a habit of falling off trains. He enjoys many pursuits and is generally hopeful for the future.

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With a bit of whistling and a roll of the wrist
I slipped into some rusty overalls to go
parading around town and when I came home
sputtering evening with coal in my hair
my wife said, You're not my husband, you're a train
and who was I to disagree?
So I went to the rail yard,
had a good sleep, and towed three tons
of bricks to Bismarck,
for which the locals were quite grateful.

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