The Political Economy of Junk
AbstractTragedy of the kid junkie? How? Do it like TimeLifeHamillDailyUSNews&WorldReportBreslin...Say something about the eyes. Coldness in the eyes; tombstones in the eyes of a pink-cheeked kid who's caught a Jones. Wan face. The shivers on a hot day and sweating on a cold one. Do the desolation row bit. Relate to bombed-out houses; war image. Crouching in the rotted doorway and living in the abandoned slum building. O.D.'s in the empty rooms far away from mama. Even highschool football heroes are on scag. Middle-class addiction, so therefore it is now tragedy. What was the daily body-count before it moved into middle America? Junkies in Larchmont and Scarsdale and Riverhead and Croton and Greenwich, don't forget those. Put in a touch about the hypodermic, the works in a hardtop cigarette pack.
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