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Go Make Some Friends, KidIt was fifteen minutes after my gig. Fifteen minutes after the applause and the pats-on-the-back and the cigar passing. The whole thing had been going on for a whole fifteen minutes and here I was outside The Club Callico, sitting on the rickety, rusty fire escape playing with a coin my old man left before he went off to war and never came back.Go Make Some Friends, Kid by ~LuckyRoulette
"DeLuca!" I heard a buzzed Johnny Massi stumble out into the alley; throwing himself out the establishment's rear exit. "Brooklyn! Eyyyy whatchoo doin' up there?? You done and sang to a full house..and boy did you kill 'em! Git in there and make friends!"
I smiled meekly, "No thanks, Johnny." I weaved the coin between my fingers and watched as it alternated between man and bird. "I'm not big on spotlight, anyway."
"Not big on--c'mon, kid! You wanna be a star, you gotta soak up all the light you can get!" He tripped on his own shadow as he climbed the fire escape. The metal steps panged beneath his heavy, uncoordinated march.
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