Island Grove Afternoon

A ‘first person’ essay published in Illinois Issues, November, 2001. Alvin later told me he thought the story needn’t seem so sad. The article is Island Grove Afternoon. My original text, more complete, follows below.


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Illinois Issues, Nov ’01

It is the church standing alone in the countryside that first intrigues a visitor to the parish of Island Grove. Continue reading