one street, sparse with people, a long iron chain fence on what was at one time a gas station and a decrepit tenement, at least it was when I was there before. Hanging vertically along the middle is a large hand painted poster, the blurry image of a man with a gun pointed at another. In middle blazing with red and white letters:
Don't shoot! I LOVE my life!!
another street, sparse with people, trees galore. A little girl sits at a table close to the ground, books scattered around her, all on the sidewalk. children's books. She smiles up as I walk by.
" Books are twenty five cents and lemonade and cookies are free with purchase!"
Mother asks her to speak up as I politely ask her opinion of the tattered paperbacks. I buy one and get two cookies while that poster is still in my mind.
Hawk family weekend - This last weekend was a busy one for the Tompkins Square hawks, and I was able to see all four of them, which was a real treat. On Saturday, the native fle...
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