by Margarita Mooney on May 29, 2020


This piece originally appeared at Cracks In Postmodernity, a blog by Stephen Adubato, Scala Summer Seminar Alum and Current Teacher at St. Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark, NJ.


The news of my friend Aris’ death immediately brought the memory of our last encounter to the forefront of my mind. I was sitting at the dinner table with him and his wife in their Upper West Side apartment, overlooking the George Washington Bridge and the bottom tip of the Bronx. It was two days before Christmas, and the conversation focused on my plans for the next semester.

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