Fiction. In this modern-day Robin Hood tale, a teenager is chosen to be a part of the annual Christmas tradition of thievery and charity by the young mafioso of the local neighborhood. Thus begins the sorting out of friendships, the pursuit of American dreams, and the deep understanding of a father's sorrow and love.
Ross Talarico has published hundreds of poems during a long career as an award-winning poet and writer. His most recent book of poetry is THE RECKONING: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS (Bordighera Press, 2019). His work has appeared in such places as The North American Review, Poetry, The Atlantic, The American Review, Prarie Schooner, The Nation, The American Poetry Review, The Iowa Review, among many more.Author City: MENIFEE, CA USA