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B. C. Edwards

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B. C. Edwards

B. C. Edwards is the author of From the Standard Cyclopedia of Recipes (Black Lawrence Press, 2014). He teaches poetry, fiction, and humor at Gotham Writers Workshop and is the associate director of the Bowery Poetry Club. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his husband.

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Amy, I was almost run down by a car
after buying my lunch today.
It was the postal police.
I was almost hit by the postal police.
This is not a joke.
There is a police force dedicated to the postal service
(the US Postal Service, mind you).
They race around in cars,