Published by Thunder Valley Press at Smashwords
Copyright 2012 by Annie Reed
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You lift the curtain with the tip of one finger and peer out at the customers ringing the edge of the bar. That's all you can see through the glare of the stage lights. Emma's up now, dancing around the pole like it could rub her back and pay her mortgage and put her kids through school, and maybe it can because no man's ever gonna do those things for her, like no one's ever gonna do them for you, but it's all you got, and you take what you can get.