Lit Up
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Lit Up

Taxman

He came to take something back

Photo by Gabriel on Unsplash

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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Dale E. Lehman

Dale E. Lehman

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Award-winning author of mysteries, science fiction, humor, and more. See my freebies for readers and writers at https://www.daleelehman.com/free-ebook-offer.