There are few cities more romanticized than New York. Perhaps it’s the City’s bright lights, the frantic passion of its inhabitants, the towering personality of each borough, or the city’s exhausting possibilities…but there’s something about New York, which inspires the imagination and makes one feel as if here–in this immense place–one’s dreams can come to life.
(Reblogged) I imagine that he lies barely beneath the ground. And that the vibrations of businessmen’s brisk marches, mothers’ dainty waltzes, and even children’s light skips on the street can tremble his heart into a weak rhythm.
I saw Laurencin’s Autoportrait (vers 1905) for the first time in the Musee Marmottan in Paris, and I couldn’t look away. There was something in the way Laurencin portrayed herself with shoulders facing away, but gaze direct that captivated me.
LIST When you’re traveling, usually the last thing you want to do is step into a McDonald’s–that fast food chain, which symbolizes American capitalism and the end of all culture. Instead, you want to explore those restaurants so excitedly described on Yelp, or some small restaurant that you’ve just walked by. But sometimes, McDonald’s is …
FICTION They were sitting on a park bench and the day was clear. “I love you,” the girl had said. And Miss Ramsey—gray hair pulled back in a neat knot, lips tinted a polite pink—was quite taken aback, and why wouldn’t she be?