Saturday, June 11, 2011

Fatally Fascinating

Downtown Manhattan

"New York City is the most fatally fascinating thing in America. She sits like a great witch at the gate of the country, showing her alluring white face and hiding her crooked hands and feet under the folds of her wide garments-constantly enticing thousands from far within and tempting those who came from across the seas to go no farther."
James Weldon Johnson, The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man 

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