not in temples made with hands

I don’t remember how old I was or the context or who was with me or why we drove two hours west into the inverted sky, but the first time I saw Luray Caverns I knew there were things I’d never understand. There’s a psalm for how I felt and a diagnosis too. It wasn’tContinue reading “not in temples made with hands”

roaming

On my third day in Bilbao, another girl from the US who was traveling with friends asked if anyone knew where the kitchen was in our hostel. When I pointed her in the right direction, she flushed red. “I didn’t know you spoke English!” she blurted, probably remembering the personal details she’d discussed with ourContinue reading “roaming”

For me, the third place comes first.

The other day my friend Ivan linked me to this on Twitter after I wondered about the evolution of the café, and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it since. So let me tell y’all about a little something called third place theory. The third place is a social space outside of homeContinue reading “For me, the third place comes first.”

NYU Public Safety To Reconsider Protocol In Aftermath Of Trapped Student At Lafayette Hall

As we reported yesterday, LS sophomore Asher Vongtau was rescued by FDNY firefighters from a crevice between Lafayette Hall and a neighboring parking garage Sunday evening after falling and being stuck there for over 35 hours. Vongtau, who was taken to Bellevue Medical Center in stable condition, is now recovering from a fractured skull, pelvis,Continue reading “NYU Public Safety To Reconsider Protocol In Aftermath Of Trapped Student At Lafayette Hall”

BREAKING: Missing NYU Student Rescued After More Than 35 Hours Trapped Between Buildings

LSP sophomore Asher Vongtau, 19, was rescued after being trapped for more than 35 hours between NYU’s Lafayette Hall and a neighboring parking garage Sunday evening, after a ten-story fall the night before. FDNY and NYPD confirmed to NYU Local that Vongtau was found conscious and was taken to Bellevue Hospital Center, where he isContinue reading “BREAKING: Missing NYU Student Rescued After More Than 35 Hours Trapped Between Buildings”

summer in nova

I was walking home today on deserted, disjointed eighteenth century brick sidewalks not even trying to outrun the clouds, my red umbrella soaked carmine by lazy drainpipes more than summer rain. I was black and white against the taverns and cafés, sheets of water coming and going like the butler in an early film, andContinue reading “summer in nova”

Sunday morning

I like London when the sun has not yet come up, when the streets are a Saturday night massacre of glass and broken umbrellas. It is the city’s one quiet hour, when the drunkards have given out at last and the workers are not yet on the move and Mayfair might as well be aContinue reading “Sunday morning”