Monthly Archives: January 2010

April Morning Ritual

April Morning Ritual Through his forty windowpanes, the apartment building opposite squints and twitches as the sunrise smears each eye with a slow, pink, sticky light.

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Spirit of Jamaica Bay

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Equalities On Passover, Elijah’s goblet glows red with wine.  Miriam’s holds just water.  No slight, however. A magic well shadowed her for forty wandering desert years.  Even prophecy must quench its thirst.

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A Good Pun…

“A good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation.” —James Boswell

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New Orleans Journal (2004) Excerpt

Croissant d’Or, 615 Ursulines Street, New Orleans Monday, November 15, 2004 10:04 AM Breakfasting at a spot I “discovered” somewhat off the beaten track, though it turns out that the Rough Guide to New Orleans has marked it as a … Continue reading

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