Lit Up
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Lit Up


He came to take something back

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For a cold night, it was hot tonight: the music, the dancers, the laughter. Everyone in their bright finery had crowded into Harold’s establishment to drink and sing and dance and forget for a time the knee-deep snow, the day’s drudgery, the war, their own forgottenness. Jazz rattled the windows and bottles and bones while money and drink and bodies flowed freely. Who couldn’t be happy?




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