A plastic box filled with a white-russian colored film. Corrosion in the slots where cylinders fit. A technician’s solemn expression:
“In twenty years, it’s always a cracked engine block.”
After 9 years and 155,514 miles, my first new car dies.
hanging on a lift over
its grease-stained parts
more by FRANK J. TASSONE
photograph by Javier Calvo