Long Island barrier beach, Monday,
Found poem from New York Times 4/5/2011
remains of three more people
bringing number to eight
[not people but]
Grim December, bodies of four
female prostitutes, a fifth
Authorities would not speculate
about the identities;
four, in their 20s, advertised
Eyewitnesses, phone records, budget hotels.
Police began last year the search for
Shannan Gilbert, 24, prostitute
who went missing last May.
None of the bodies were hers.
Melanie Englert, 34, driving from work, saw investigators
unloading big cardboard boxes, said “Oh boy, it’s
Brendan Byrne, 36, who lives near, texted
“They’re in our backyard. Literally.”