img_0Graffiti on restroom wall at George’s Bar and Restaurant in Atlanta: “The AJC: Not Bad — for Georgia.”

Explaining the vegetable selection on a menu at another Atlanta restaurant, a waitress says the choices include broccolini, which she adds is long and thin and “sort of the super model of broccoli.”

Sign on an Atlanta strip joint: “Just like Cheers with nude women.”

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Keith Graham

Keith Graham

Keith Graham was among the recipients of the prestigious Stella Artois prize at the 2010 Edinburgh Festival. Named for a blind piano player, he is also well known for always giving money to street accordion players. A quotation that he considers meaningful comes from the Irish writer Roddy Doyle: "The family trees of the poor don't grow to any height." In addition to contributing to Like the Dew, Keith frequently posts quotations and links and occasionally longer articles at http://tartantambourine.com/