New Year’s Eve by Warren Woessner

New Year’s Eve by Warren Woessner 5 p.m., corner booth Oak Bar, Plaza Hotel, New York City, Center of the World of all that matters. Where a Belvedere martini, up with a twist, contemplates you like a languid goldfish in a clear garden pool, or a suspended tear that you can take back inside, likeContinue reading “New Year’s Eve by Warren Woessner”

At a Days Inn in Barstow, California by Chloe Honum

At a Days Inn in Barstow, California by Chloe Honum It’s dusk on a Tuesday in June. A hot wind       bears down and east. In my room, a stranger’s hairclip lies like a gilded insect beside the sink.       Hours later, it’s still dusk; it will be dusk all night. Last month, I cut the maskingContinue reading “At a Days Inn in Barstow, California by Chloe Honum”