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Crumpled Receipts

by Bryan Christopher Murray

Issue 6 :: Summer 2010 (poetry)

The adapter I spent $30 on is the wrong size,
which means the package it came in is also the wrong size, so
I won't rescue my music & information from this silver hard drive,
& it makes me tired thinking of the process
of returning this, & the time it'll take to get my money back,
but really I shouldn't be,


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"Crumpled Receipts" is roughly 318 words.

Bryan C. Murray, poet, graduate of Virginia Tech's MFA program, 2010 Winner of the Emily Morrison Poetry Prize, has published recently with Sou'wester, Dark Coast Press, The Legendary, and The Northville Review, among others. Bryan has completed a book-length manuscript, "full water," which is currently seeking a publisher. He was born and raised in the Bronx, NYC.