Cool, inaccessible air
Is floating in velvety blackness shot with steel-blue
But no breath stirs the heat
Leaning its ponderous bulk upon the Ghetto
And most on Hester street...
In The Never-Ending Wrong (1977) Katherine Anne Porter tells of the "enormous" crowd assembled outside Charlestown Prison, in Boston, on the evening of 22 August 1927. Anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bart...