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Best SF Stories from New Worlds, Vol. 5 (Best SF Stories from New Worlds #5)

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Paperback, 175 pages
Published January 1st 1971 by Berkley Publishing (NY) (first published January 1st 1969)
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Erik Graff
Sep 03, 2008 Erik Graff rated it liked it
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After graduating from seminary in the spring of '78 I stayed in New York until the beginning of August, earning money from a work-study job as a security guard there that I'd had since beginning there in '74. Summers were good. Staffing was difficult. A lot of overtime was available.

Prior to that spring I had intended to stay in New York. I'd found an affordable place to live with friends on the south side of Morningside Heights, had taken the federal civil service examination for jobs in my fie
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But on Friday, the scarlet lipstick you produced
as you prepared to leave me
Turned black on your lips;

On Saturday, your skirt was no longer orange;

On Sunday, the moon was blue;

On Monday, we crossed a city
Where contrite hymnsinging
Shook the stadium:
We could not tell
Whether the streetlights said Go:
Till we reached the no-speedlimit sign
Tears did not cease to run
Your eye shadow was not green but ash;
Tuesday, the sky was grey, with a black sun;

And today, at noon, there is no colour anywher
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Michael John Moorcock is an English writer primarily of science fiction and fantasy who has also published a number of literary novels.
Moorcock has mentioned The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Apple Cart by George Bernard Shaw and The Constable of St. Nicholas by Edward Lester Arnold as the first three books which captured his imagination. He became editor of Tarzan Adventures in 1956,
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