Gerald Nicosia – Ferlinghetti

for Neeli Cherkovski Lawrence never let me treat him like a famous man I sat down to interview him a green 27-year-old Midwestern kid He said, “You need...

Gerald Nicosia

Born outside Chicago, Gerald Nicosia moved to San Francisco in 1979. He is author of Memory Babe, a biography of Jack Kerouac first published...

Silvio Donà – Serial Killer

Rocco did not have any particular reason to hate old women.Yet, he hated them in a ferocious way.Only seeing one of them...

Antonia Buizza – Angela

“Angela, don’t run: you know that after you are going to have a sore throat”.“Ok, mum, I’m coming”.Mother and daughter went back...

Gertrude Stein – Johnny Grey

What did he say. I was disagreeing with him. He said he didn't have it by his side. He said. Hurry. Eat it. I am not going to talk...

Antonia Buizza – Immortality

I met Maicol at primary school, but only three years ago I understood how worthy he was. He went within a split time from barely...

Antonia Buizza – Friends

“What time is it?” “A quarter to nine already”. “What shall we do? Shall we order?” “I would say yes. I think we have waited too long...

Kate Chopin – Désirée’s Baby

As the day was pleasant, Madame Valmondé drove over to L’Abri to see Désirée and the baby. It made her laugh to think of Désirée...

T. S. Eliot – Eeldrop and Appleplex

I Eeldrop and Appleplex rented two small rooms in a disreputable part of town. Here they sometimes came at nightfall, here they sometimes slept, and...

James Baldwin – The Blind Men and the Elephant

There were once six blind men who stood by the road-side every day, and begged from the people who passed. They had often heard...

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Alexander Shurbanov – Waiting for Schliemann

Everything I’ve written has its whereabouts in spacetime. Not a word is invented, not a sound. If one day a Schliemann rakes the dust of the ages, Troy the unconquerable will...