Boanerges's Blog – November 2015 Archive (2)

Football Frolics

     It's a late fall evening on the depressing field where two semi-pro teams are squaring off. I've had to sign a waiver both to be on the sidelines and in the dangerously decrepit press box on the roof of the rickety stadium. Smoke from a foundry across the road belches yellow fumes; it stinks right out loud.

     Armed with a Rolleicord twin-lens reflex camera and Graflex strobe, I stare down, following the…

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Added by Boanerges on November 29, 2015 at 3:00pm — 6 Comments

The Witch of November

The wind in the wires made a tattle-tale sound

And a wave broke over the railing.

And ev'ry man knew, as the captain did too,

'Twas the Witch of November come stealin'.



     There are those who say that "Witch of November" is misspelled. I'm one of them.

     It's nearly impossible for anyone who's not seen it to understand what it's like when the Great Lakes get angry. It can be unnerving to look at from the land; on the water,…

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Added by Boanerges on November 10, 2015 at 5:00pm — 11 Comments

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