Melrose Hill

Christopher Mulrooney

Same to you—with feathers on it!
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contents

pastoral * concourse * Honeywell * key to the city * Toyon * boys and frogs * sketch for a parode * LACMA *the objective cartoonist * virtuous reality * The Ambassador Hotel * come on now * deconstruction of an abhorrent vacuum * hail and farewell * Pompadour * the house that Jack built * howling * on Mulholland Drive * princeling * El Segundo Blue * Sailor Home * witness * a member of his generation * Wilshire & Fig * Great American Nude #43 * Villa Nova * Melrose Hill * ritual is comforting * Ubu * Against the Demolition of Rossmore House * so nice they named it twice * holiday * the train * the resident houses * hotels * the courtyard of the palace of imps * stabat mater * artist’s life * writer’s journey * home * the staircase at the Egyptian Theatre * courants d’air * real character * Fontainebleau * dans la cuisine * Greek * tarantula * sister * at the frypan * the panoply of the show * rendezvous * 2nd and Western * Silver Lake * the rat in the kitchen * parson * inversion layer * particolored * a little bull * responsibility * mackerel * valley * milling personages * tourist * lakeshore * cocksure * Falkenstein—St. Basil's * high school hero * on the avenue * an apartment in the Valley * embarkation * foreskin * Flunkeytown, U.S.A. * let us understand it * boulevard flat * traipse * the toilsome ways * thousand glories * Yorba Linda * trick of light * desert landscape * jackals * on the mart * archŠologist * pipsqueak * astro * trap * post office * a journey to the capital * ornitholology * force * caryatid * guardian * quack * the responsible position