Monthly Archives: September 2013

Civil War

Broken-in shoes gather molded arches beneath an army of dangling limbs. Some wait, collars upturned, yearning to be made whole. Bare wire hangers dig meatless fingers into sagging woolen shoulders, the only warmth this place knows. Purple tinged fluorescence bruises … Continue reading

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A Pencil and a Friendship

    When I think of the witch in Hansel and Gretel, I think of my kindergarten teacher from P.S. 48 in the Bronx, Mrs. Burke. Her one saving grace was that she introduced me to a kaleidoscope, a prism … Continue reading

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A Person of Carriage

She spoke with a Hungarian accent, her speech
bordered on vines and blue forget-me-nots Continue reading

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Double-take

A computer is the last place to look for the Holocaust. Continue reading

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