It’s crazy how a single piece of bad news can transform an entire street. It can turn the same clouds from flannel to steel, make the streetlights into daggers. Shuttered storefronts, a premonition. A hope is reversed and a light goes out of the world. Across an ocean, a tide changes and daylight flickers over the waves. Bu…
Keep reading with a 7-day free trial
Subscribe to A Writer's Notebook to keep reading this post and get 7 days of free access to the full post archives.