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To Kill A Demon

August 26, 2012 by  
Filed under Fiction, Secrets of NYC, Stories

To Kill A Demon

(Photoshopped picture by Joe – See below for credit/original) I woke to the pounding of a drum and the surf lapping breathily upon the shore. Head resting on my forearms, I was face down in the sand. I looked up. A cool breeze chilled my sunburned face. I could just hear drumming and the melodies of the brass band that had played […]

Skin

August 12, 2012 by  
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Skin

(Prostitutes, circa 1850 by Constantin Guys) This blog is about me and my past life. I’m not going to keep letting the pizza and Chinese delivery guys(aka num and nuts–or null and void when I’m really mad at them–like I am now) get their two greasy pennies in… Lady friend just told me that the […]

Coney Island Creek and Sea Gate

August 10, 2012 by  
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Coney Island Creek and Sea Gate

(Coney Island Creek, Gravesend Bay, and Verrazano Bridge – Photos by Joe) Wow! My first photo post in over two years… I drove out to Coney Island two weeks ago to get some pics and a feel for the place. I’m working on the below story post, which is set in Coney Island in the year 1854. […]

The Ghost Dimension

August 1, 2012 by  
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The Ghost Dimension

(Sea Gate(formerly Coney Island Point), NY Bay, and Staten Island – Photo by Joe) The silvery light of the moon and stars filtered through a veil of clouds moving over Coney Island from the Atlantic. Our way was clearly lit along the white sand beach on the Gravesend Bay side of the peninsula. The bay was soon behind us, and we trudged alongside a broad inlet that separated […]