A golden-framed oil glistens, Darkly marked New York1927.
Outside, in the schoolyard below, Boys knuckle down in the dirt.
-- John Urban’s work has been published in Arx, Common Ground Review, Mediterranean Review: An International Quarterly for Literature, The Rolling Stone, The Mobius Strip, Red Eye, Reed Magazine, and Storyteller. He presently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. John managed the Trade Book Department for the De Anza College Bookstore in Cupertino and worked as a Laboratory Technician for the College of Science at San Jose State University.