Saturday, September 18, 2010

Banana Gone Bad



Smile, Hon: Waste

Here is my latest literary opus which appeared in this outstanding tome from Eightstone Press (You can buy it there <- or here -> Atomic Books. Don't waste your time reading anything else).


Baltimore and bananas have always gone hand in hand. Back in the day, when the gleaming shopping pavilions that now line the city’s inner harbor weren’t even a glimmer in anybody's eye, the banana boats ruled the wharf. The Port of Baltimore is what made the banana the favorite fruit of Americans it is today. Up until the 50’s, outside of the infamous red light district dubbed “The Block,” watching the unloading of the banana boats was one of the city’s greatest spectacles...(Read more)

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