Tag Archives: fear
(Story from Freeze Tag.) L & S was a candy store and newsstand located on the corner of 60th St. and 18th Ave. L & S, which stood for Louie & Son, was owned by Louie Varinella: a burly, slightly … Continue reading
As a child, the thinnest greenest wisps of air held tiny totemic figures of me, carved from sheer terror, aloft, and I pretended, o how I pretended to be the biggest strongest bravest boldest of them all, a clown-saint crossing … Continue reading
(Excerpt from No Man’s Brooklyn.) I was six when I found out I’d never become a superhero. We were in the kitchen. Me, my mother, and father. My father’s hand was around my mother’s throat. He had a … Continue reading
In the heart of shadows, you will find light’s hive humming– how Boogeymen fade.
Out of the ashes arose nothing recognizable. Embers, in memory, projected a blank sheaf of light to cover the loss.