Mouths full of bread, they could not describe the perpetrator or the noises they heard.
The scream was forgotten near the corner of Rye and Dauphine.
The weapon was rediscovered sometime later in an abandoned house on the other side of town.
Since no one could explain how it got there, all the paperwork said was hooker, dead of hustling, 11 am, Sunday.
The churches were full.
Katarina Boudreaux is a writer, musician, composer, tango dancer, and teacher—a shaper of word, sound, and mind. She returned to New Orleans after circuitous journeying. New work is forthcoming in HARK and YAY!LA. www.katarinaboudreaux.com