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THE GIFT OF UNGIVING by Peter Nolan Smith

Most of my landlord’s friends are married couples with kids. His wife and AP regularly invited them over to the Fort Greene Observatory for weekend lunches and evening drinks. I keep my distance from his guests, since my marital status is an enigma and after a few glasses I tend to recite a litany of […]

The Closet of Lost Things

The Nuns of Our Lady of the Foothills taught their students math, English, religion, history, geography, and a scattering of basic subjects. Their educational technique depended heavily on rote memorization and harsh discipline. The Palmer penmanship was beaten into our rebellious right hands. The left hand belonged to the Devil. Laziness on small ts earned […]