Soup of This Day #298: Close Your Eyes, Clear Your Heart

6 Mar

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A nightclub
When his Angels failed to show up until the next dawn, Charlie had no option but to blame it on the boogie – Photo: Mushin, 2006. Mushin is not affiliated with Longworth72. Image cropped by Longworth72.

My recollection is vague but there are distinct shapes and notes in the gloom – The nightclub had that strobed glow and I was at the largely empty back bar. I can’t recall the face though – It’s indistinct. What I do recall is that she glided up as I leaned my forearms on the bar and offered to pay for the drink I’d just ordered – Tequila I think, but that’s mostly an assumption because that’s what I drank when I was out clubbing in those days, tequila with a slice of lemon and a lick of salt.

By night’s end I’d be hurling the tequila over my shoulder and scoffing salt-dipped lemon…

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