I belong to this place

Posted on November 08, 2014

There are many 'goodbye cruel world' stories about leaving New York, I'm sure all those people are right. Each of the writers seems to have independently discovered to their surprise that the city they may have loved does not reciprocate. New York does not return your emotions. It is indifferent to you. Those of us who belong here know this viscerally. And that's what this post is, a story about belonging in this city, whether that's a good thing or not.