July 6, 2022

A Selection from “A Month of Someday”

by Gerald Wagoner When New York City initiated shelter-in-place, mid-March of 2020, to maintain my physical and mental health I continued my nightly walks. I would leave my Carroll Gardens home around 10 pm and walk to Brooklyn Heights, or to Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, or up to Prospect Park. The only other […]

The Cost of Powder

Heartbreak is the business of war, therefore accountants order generals to audit the cost of powder; remind them to conquer their quavering reticence to abuse children in order to shatter the certainty of eight year olds, so the hired Hessians will pointedly bayonet captives against trees to scrimp on shot. How glorious or dreadful it […]