Monday, March 12, 2012

You say your life will be the death of you

New York woke me up to another Monday, one without S. I helped her pack before we left, she held my hand in the taxi and wrote our names in the transparent condensation from her breaths against the window. Tomorrow we're a day older and the traces will be lost.

She held my hand in the terminal building and drew a heart in the thin layer of dust on her little suitcase. "I love you" she said and nothing ever sounded more truthful.

We held hands and said our goodbyes as the sun began to set, Manhattan dressed in gold across the river. "Never let go" she said and I watched her disappear, like traces of names written on the inside of a taxi window.

When I got back it was dark, mother's apartment smelled of silence and solitude. I fell asleep early and dreamt about a merry-go-round on the edge of a pier somewhere. It was summer and the wind danced through my hair like fingers.


49 comments:

  1. i think im in love with you! your writing style is amazing!

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  2. NEW YORK!! <3 Always dreamed of beeing there sometimes!

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  3. You are in my top 3 of best authors I've read in the long, useless twenty years of my life.

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  4. You are in my top 3 of best authors I've ever read in my long, may be useless twenty years.

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  5. You write soo beautifully. I felt at peace with myself reading this, and now have a sense of calm drapped over me... thank you...

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  6. You are seriously amazing! xo

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  7. my fave lines are:...".Tomorrow we're a day older and the traces will be lost"..."Manhattan dressed in gold across the river"..." I watched her disappear, like traces of names written on the inside of a taxi window"...

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  8. Your writing style is beautiful!

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  9. your writings are truly beautiful. please write a book some day.

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  10. New York City ♥

    I hope you two keep in touch often.

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  11. I like to think that dreams foreshadow

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  12. love it! and this first picture is great!

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  13. Thank you for visiting my blog. Your writing is beautiful xxx

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  17. thank you for the comment dear <33

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  18. I love your writing! This is a great post.

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  19. a sweet goodbye, puncuate by a misty childhood dream.

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  20. Your writing takes me to another world... <3

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  21. beautiful. beautiful. just beauiful.
    I love the way that you write!
    xx

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  22. Love this: "...mother's apartment smelled of silence and solitude"

    Avy, you write so beautifully.

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  23. Beautiful Writing Avy! ... I love your photos as well!

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  24. LOVING your blog more than words can say! <3

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  26. I addicted to your blog, your post are so lovely, love your writing and those photos.
    (:

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  27. Really great writing style, it's nice to actually see someone doing something with their talents!

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  28. I'd been away, missed you and your words. NOW does it feel good when I read them. :)

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  29. You've got a great blog, I love the title :)

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  30. Your blog is like a breath of fresh air. I like the photograph of the city.

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  31. It always makes me smile when I see you've dropped by Paris to leave a kind word... love the breath on the taxi window.

    But did your mother really... ? He's not your father by any chance is he ? (you don't have to answer that... :-)

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  32. Hello Sweetie,

    Just wanted to thank you for having such an inspirational blog. Hope you have an amazing week full of lots of beautiful things.
    Feel free to drop past my blog if you have time =)

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  33. Thanks for nice words ;)

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  34. Since I found your blog. I always making times to read your blog. You live a beautiful life.
    Love your blog.

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  35. Thanks for visiting my blog!
    I love your writing style!

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  36. obsessed with the lighting in that last photo of nYC!

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  37. Could this be any more beautiful? Such a talent.

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  38. I love the photos!
    Really like your blog, is very cute.

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    xxxxx

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  39. Your blog is very nice ! Your photos are beautiful ! I'm going to New-York this summer, I can't wait ha ha ;)

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  40. I love you blog and photography :)
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