Morning and Evening, Part II
The second installment in an ongoing narrative, told week by week
A thin figure began to descend the steps. As he reached the bottom Yossel saw it was the one-eyed Pawel, the Polish boy who sat always on the church steps. He had been born without an eye, undersized, a scrap of a boy; and the villagers said he was cursed. Kazimierz the dairyman, who drank away his wages as fast as he …
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