Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Dreaming of Lincoln

January 31, 2010 by  
Filed under Secrets of NYC, Stories

(Abraham Lincoln) I met this kid who looked like Abraham Lincoln. I’m still referring to him as a kid even though he was a junior in college and 6’4.” Fresh-faced with an uncanny presence, he said his name was Alexander and that his nickname was Buddy. I called him Alex. It wasn’t until our second […]

A Stranger No More . . .

January 24, 2010 by  
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Last weekend I met this emo kid who wasn’t so much a kid. Very tall and gaunt, with the look of a man twice his age, my guess is that he was either a college freshman or a runaway. Our conversation lasted a few minutes, and with all the spiritual activity in NYC, I should have […]

Around Cooper Square

January 24, 2010 by  
Filed under Greenwich Vill-, Photos

(Photos by Bald Punk) I took these pics around Cooper Square after we parked our car on 3rd Ave and Great Jones St. It’s one of the handful of places in NYC that you can find a parking space-sometimes. Most of photos are labeled. Hold the mouse over them for a description. If I didn’t know […]

THE FIRST MISTAKE

January 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Secrets of NYC, Stories

As a rule I avoid talking to strangers, and my guard goes up when they talk to me. The most an interloper will get out of muah is a furrowed brow or at best, a grumble. Yesterday, I not only broke my rule, I initiated a conversation. And now I find myself unable to get the stranger’s […]