Tag Archives: desperation

Vacant apartment

The people in the place across the airspace have gone. I never knew them. I never will.

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Listen Up

Talking with friends over supper, one of us suddenly embarked on the topic of relationships—specifically male/female bonds.

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In the morning’s fresh darkness

In the morning’s fresh darkness Thoughts of you crept in.

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Round and Round and Round We Go!

Those of you who are following this space know that something’s up, something even higher than the Empire State Building, which I did not visit during my two-month tour of the B-g A—e. 

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A New (York) Man.

You know that feeling, feeling like you have to apologize for being alive? For taking up space in their world? For consuming their oxygen? Like you’re not entitled to it even if you’ve worked hard? New York’s a great place … Continue reading

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Stolen? Lost?

On Sunday, August 1, I moved from Brooklyn to Manhattan. I packed the VW and we drove to the Upper West Side, 171 W 81st to be precise.

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This one’s for you, Mr. Jones

Before I got on the Lexington Avenue bus after lunch yesterday, that ancient longing took hold of me.

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