Dreams of Maria Fernandez Triple Employee
by Jerry Pendergast
Stars on sidewalk wave.
House in green, sloapy town; hot
oil and dough nightmares.
Died between Dunkin’
Donut chain locations in
her car used as bed.
A life-long Chicago area dweller, Jerry Pendergast graduated from Amundsen High School, a block South of the popular venue Let Them Eat Chocolate. He holds a bachelor's degree from NEIU where he met his wife of 36 years, Kathleen Craine. They have two sons, Kevin and Eric. Recent publication credits include: Children Churches and Daddies, Blue Collar Review, and Summer 2016 AFTER HOURS. He is active in Chicago-Cinquera Sister Cities and Athletes United For Peace.