An Elder On The Stage But A Freak In The Teeth

The old man laughed and I saw his secret

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In my childhood church, the man who led the singing had an odd laugh.

He was an elder with a giant head wreathed in black steel wool. When he wasn’t eldering, he was a repossession agent. Sunday morning, you might be taking singing direction from the man who…



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Daniel Williams

Daniel Williams

A poverty-stricken, soft Batman by night. Illustrator and writing teacher by day. Previously: McSweeney’s, Slackjaw.