Comments about Laura McCullough
The Decapitation Of Pappy Defranco
The Atlantic City 2am Special picked Donny up
at Trump Marina and left ten minutes late.
He was twenty one
and his friends had left him,
though it was his birthday,
and at the same time, Pappy –
known for his captainship of a fishing boat
that long ago was sold
after the Inlet lost its charm –
decided to leave the bar he’d frequented
since he was younger than Donny was now.
The bus swiped him,
no one disputes this,
but he’d been drinking,
and that will affect the inevitable suit.
Donny was first off the bus –
he’d been ...