new york, i love you.

four years ago i packed my bags, flew to ny and landed on my sister’s doorstep in gramercy.

i slept on her couch, spent afternoons endlessly searching on the internet for jobs in coffee shops, and signed on a treehouse apt in the east village (9:30pm on the back of a sebring convertible – sketchy doesn’t even begin to describe).

to take the words from james murphy’s lips, “new york, i love you but you are bringing me down.”

but when you bring me down, you go and do something to bring me up. like offer $5 bouquets of roses at the corner bodega or do that charming little thing where when the light shines just right you look like the most amazing city in the world.

a relationship that i believe not just me, but everyone who lives here has with new york, is that of frustration, hope, doubt, belief, optimism, heartbreak – the list goes on. it is like a friendship that you may part from one day but it will always be imprinted in your heart.

thank you, new york. for the past, present and future.

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This entry was published on August 11, 2012 at 3:29 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

5 thoughts on “new york, i love you.

  1. Kinsey Brown on said:

    I absolutely love this. sooo true..

  2. Jennifer on said:

    like

  3. beatboxkid on said:

    You are an amazing photographer and incredible writer Kim!!

  4. so so so true… and i think its safe to say, new york loves you too!

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