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September 5, 2003

table for 14
he's at one end
i'm at the other.
Unhost, outskirts
of Prague, 40
minutes by bus
from yellow line
metro last stop.
ask to borrow
phone at hotel
i'm told go ahead--
rent a room and
we'll add it
to your bill.
well, why should
they be nice?
this big hotel
in the middle
of nowhere

can't be doing
too well and
here i am,
from abroad.
i find a phone
a few blocks
off and, miracle
of miracles, it
now i wait
in a spacious
bar beneath
the town clock.
a boy's club
for sure. about
30 men and
no women