Geraldine Glodek


At the Ditch in the Center of the Universe
Price: Free! Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Geraldine Glodek. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
It's 1959. Tim Giovannini, whose family made it out of the mines and factories of Pennsylvania, wants nothing to do with kids whose parents still come home with dirty hands. He has a chance to go to the Buddy Holly concert in Iowa with Hal Jones, the laces of whose sneakers Tim does not feel fit to loose. Hal can't stomach Tim, but a ride to Iowa in Tim's dad's car is his only way to get there
How Clarence McCafferty Prayed the Mass
Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Geraldine Glodek. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
The villanelle is a form often used for serious subjects like Dylan Thomas's poem to his dying father, "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night." As a child, Glodek heard an old man in the pew behind her blabbing a play-by-play of a Yankee game throughout the Catholic Mass without missing one Latin response, many of which were repetitious and suitable for a villanelle.

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