Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Materialism


"We in New York celebrate the black mass of
materialism.
We are concrete We have a body. We have
sex We are male to the core
We divinise matter, energy, motion, change."
Benjamin de Casseres, Mirrors of New York

Monday, August 3, 2015

Midsummer


"New York lay stretched in midsummer languor under her trees in her thinnest dress, idly and beautifully to the eyes of her lover."
E.B. White, Poems and Sketches of E.B. White

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Everything but Manhattan



"To foreigners, New York is strictly Manhattan, whereas to most New Yorkers, New York is everything but Manhattan."
Holly-Jane Rahlens, Becky Bernstein Goes Berlin