Crying in New York

by thecustomhouse

Melissa Febos frames this topic in a really beautiful and honest way. Also… she teaches classes at Sarah Lawrence! On Monday, I register for classes. Her class Personal Issues: Finding the Universal in First Person Non-Fiction is my first choice:

“When I first moved here, I loved to ride the elevated trains, especially at night, when I could glimpse the thousands of glowing windows, each an indication of a life or a cluster of lives, as rich and difficult and sweet as my own. Glimpsing inside, seeing the moment when the lights go on — or off — is a confirmation of our likenesses, our common depths.”