The Newtown Pentacle

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– photo by Mitch Waxman

The continuing saga of the single shoes shows no sign of surcease. All about the Pentacle, this singular displays of just one half of mated pairs continues, and my suspicions of some malign operation and intent are extant and growing.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

This sporty number was observed on Skillman Avenue, alongside the titan Sunnyside Yard. A concentration point of sorts for the phenomena, many of the castoff examples of footwear have been observed here.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Mention should be made, for new readers and old, that your humble narrator never poses a found object or alters the scene from the condition in which it is found. What you see is what I saw, in exact situ.

Written by Mitch Waxman

January 17, 2013 at 12:15 am

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  1. “Tonight, Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a reeeeaallly big shoe for you.” – Ed Sullivan

    georgetheatheist . . . soled feet

    January 17, 2013 at 12:56 am

  2. BTW Folks, did you notice in the photos a strange orange patina surrounding that shoe?

    georgetheatheist . . . soled feet

    January 17, 2013 at 12:59 am

  3. […] this odd pattern all around the Newtown Pentacle, wherein a seemingly discarded single shoe is left conspicuously placed. As mentioned often, my particular curse is to notice everything, and these castaway garments have […]

  4. […] discussion of the single shoe phenomena can be inspected here, here, here, and […]

  5. […] Queens Cobbler.” Should my supposition be correct, and that the singular shoes which litter our streets are in fact some sort of grisly trophy or taunt to the gendarmé left behind by a sociopath, then […]

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