Tag Archives: loneliness

This morning, a house guest

A friend in Fairfield, Iowa, where I’ve lived several times, put me in touch with a young guy who needed a place to crash during some film work he had here in New York. I was happy to have the … Continue reading

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Vacant apartment

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

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Where I was last night

The contrasts that make Manhattan fascinating arise suddenly, almost secretly, such that one must dig not only to discover them, but also to plumb their depths. Doing so you’ll discover a wealth of history—and some remarkable connections that can span … Continue reading

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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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Central Park Cinderella

  She knew she was no Cinderella. But she loved the story just the same.

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Ending or Beginning? No matter. Life is circular.

The trip began very close to its end, on Fulton Street.

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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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