On the George Washington Bridge Project

11Mar09

In which The Gay Recluse becomes increasingly obsessed with the George Washington Bridge.

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There is a pastel hue to the sky today that I haven’t seen since ____, which makes me think that summer is approaching. It reminds me of the sky I saw not too long ago in Vienna, although there the tones were more subtle and exquisite in a way that New York cannot ever quite seem to match — probably because we are too far south — but it also reminds of the sky that I saw from this exact location last year, when I first starting paying closer attention.

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It makes me look forward to the coming months, when the sun will move north — inching closer to the bridge — and each day fall dramatically behind the Palisades. Only the bridge is constant and unchanging, as if tying the past to the future, as much as one piece of land to another.



3 Responses to “On the George Washington Bridge Project”

  1. I was amazed at the sky tonight. Love this post. Thanks.

  2. rock on! congrats, dude!!!


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