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My Neighbor Cries a Chain Link Fence

by 12/31/2013
Neighborhood: Astoria

Last night I heard him - the guy who pouts and steams outside on the fence smoking cigarettes with a rippled back - I heard him scream at you...

Polyester Skirt Suit

by 12/28/2013
Neighborhood: Prospect Park

On the 2 train, I practiced the icebreaker I would use when I met my interviewer. I was full of hope, but wearing my desperation on my skirt.

Good Humor

by 12/06/2013
Neighborhood: Bowery, East Village, Lower East Side

A story about about a summer selling ice cream in the 1970s, the Hells Angels, Bowery flop houses and the down-and-out in the East Village.