Category: Culture

Culture in New York City sometimes starts, and ends, on the City’s sidewalks.

Abandoned washing machine on a New York City sidewalk.

Coming Clean

What do people mean,  When they finally come clean? And wash their bed sheets into flags of surrender, While laundering their souls in a hot air blender? Life is a whirlwind measured by an invisible clock,  Mocked by the injustices...Read More
manhole cover at night, New York City.

West Side Sorry*

I am a manhole cover, Wanted no more. I kept you from falling, Through the City floor. But now I’m diseased with rust, Because I’ve forever lost your trust. Sometimes I explode in flame, And violently land without shame. But...Read More

Your Day

This day is always so fun,  Another trip around the sun. You and loved ones celebrating together, Knowing you are not plastic and won’t last forever. But that doesn’t matter because today is about you, And now this trash is...Read More

Elementary Art

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” - Pablo Picasso  “Logic will take you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” - Albert Einstein “The strength of every...Read More
knitting is a popular hobby in new york city

Knit Wits

The era of COVID-19 and quarantining has dramatically changed how New Yorkers live life. To cope with our daily anxiety and deep sense of isolation, many New Yorkers have taken on new hobbies and self-improvement initiatives. Knitting, for example, offers...Read More