Journals of Lord Malinov v1 is free today

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The first volume of my collected works, Journals of Lord Malinov, is free today on Amazon

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Journals of Lord Malinov v2 is free today

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The second volume of my collected works, Journals of Lord Malinov, is free today on Amazon

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a hint of subdued music

Walking in through the door, from the glowing grey parking lot into a cavernous space, larger than it seemed from the doorway, a different kind of darkness took hold. Cigarette machines, local alternative papers and gumball machines flanked the stickered doors. A low roar dissected itself into a panoply of distinct sounds, the clamor of argumentative patrons enjoying their early drunk, the crack and howl of sporting events, the clatter of glasses, the thump of a dart, a hint of subdued music and the chatter of tables and chairs pushed and pulled across a concrete foundation.

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the out-of-context recognition

The song swam by fast, pounding, tense and clipped. Bam a lam. The crowd fell into my senses, throbbing and shouting in and despite the music. With a short bow, I left the stage in a daze. “Are you Tess’ father?” a woman asked as I passed. In those days, in that neighborhood, I was known more for my extroverted daughter than as myself. I smiled and affirmed the woman’s identification. “I knew it,” she shouted through the noise, nodding and reaching over to impress upon her companions the out-of-context recognition.

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Flowers of Malinov is free today

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The music entwined us

Her eyes looked into me, connected in a glance, understanding mutually transcending mere thought. I nodded involuntarily, accepting her interest and vision. We took on the night bound together by an intricate web of shared experience. The music entwined us.

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Journals of Lord Malinov v3 free today

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The third volume of my collected works is free today on Amazon

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