Bushwacking in Cleland Park

Cleland Park has been a haunt of the town’s latchkey children since the sugar boom of 1920s when one Dr. Cleland, whose disdain of canals is well documented, and one Clarence Riley, well versed in the invasive propagation of canals on account of his southward penetration from Illinois, were hired by the town to drainContinue reading “Bushwacking in Cleland Park”

The Haunted House on Willow Wood Lane

there is a band of boyhood infamous provincial marauders all bike spokes and radio static all pockets full of snake skin all street lit scraped knees pedaling past curfew there is a bolt-hole cul-de-sac burrowed in cypress all wasp nests and stolen valor all PlayBoy pornographic awakening all rough-and-tumble sleeping bag slumbers there is aContinue reading “The Haunted House on Willow Wood Lane”