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Eureka Springs Arkansas

This one wears  
A Victorian smirk  
Like layers of an uppity bitches petty coat  
(Idk if they wore petty coats in the whole Victorian scene, Idc either. This place seems like that, is what Iím saying.)  
I cannot imagine  
The resources  
Vs. the undertaking being anything other than ..  
a whole Marie Antoinette kinda vibe  
But fuck itís pretty  
Fuck it gathers them in  
All the pedestrian people come to dig the scene  
Get lost in the bricks  
Pry them up with bored and exhausted fingers  
I served food to an elderly couple celebrating a 42 year anniversary today and a newly wed couple on their first night out since their baby was born.  
I gave both couples Jell-O shots and Sea salt caramel cake on the house.  
The house band was playing Turn the page by Bob Seger.  

It was  magical  
I let them eat cake  
It was magical for them for a moment..  
tomorrow they go home.  
To comfort and concrete  
Or dirt roads that seem endless in some God forsaken town, Texarkana or some place where their cousins go noodling (google it, it happens, Iíve done it, itís terrifying) or their Moms side of the family is Pentecostal (also a little terrifying)  
But the streets are familiar..  
and home.  
And they can recall moments that kinda mattered at every corner.  
The corners around me, new to me. And as I described, present an uppity bitch vibe.  
Iím finding my home here though  
The scene looks hip to me  
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