The Wretched Refuse

Like every ordinary visitor to New York, I looked across the water to the famous statue which stands forever waiting. As I tried to frame Miss Liberty against a threatening sky and through golden door-posts, the Lazarus lines ran through my mind: “Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!” cries she With silent lips. “Give me…… Continue reading The Wretched Refuse

42nd Street

What structures can be more ordinary than skyscrapers when you are walking about mid-town New York? But among the straight lines of New York, a glimpse of curvature makes a difference. Here is an interesting part of the city in blue and sand.