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New York Minute

Posted By Alex Belth On March 14, 2011 @ 10:33 am In Bronx Banter,New York City Pictures,New York Minute,NYC,NYC Memories and Moments,Subway Stories | Comments Disabled


A boy climbed into the seat next to me on the subway this morning and pressed his face against the window. We were underground and he looked into the darkness, yellow and red lights whooshing by. The train went above ground for a stop and then back into the tunnel. The boy didn’t seem to notice the change from dark to light and back again.

I remember staring out of the train window as a kid, fascinated by what was out there in the darkness, beyond the graffiti and the sparks of light and the dirt. It was all so mysterious and exciting, a playground for a young boy’s imagination.

[Photo Credit: Kirstiecat [2]]

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