BONNY FINBERG is a writer whose fiction, poetry, and reviews can be found in many print and online journals and anthologies. Some of her writing and photographs can be found at bonny-finberg.blogspot.com.
Go to any YouTube video of Patti Smith and look at the comments. Most of them look like little notes left at the feet of a saint in a sacred grotto. The unbelievers have their say as well, and as often happens, their skepticism or rancor provokes the faithfuls pugnacity.
I headed for the black silk dress with spaghetti straps. A man held it out at arms length and told the salesgirl, Ill think about it, handed it back and walked away. I rushed over as she was putting it back on the rack. How much?