The Newtown Pentacle

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Well, here we are again.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

September 11th is the only thing that can make a New Yorker flinch, a subject which causes all of our carefully cultivated callouses to fall away. City people have thick skins, but the subject is still raw around these parts.

A world ended thirteen years ago.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

War came to New York City that day, and we weren’t ready for it. There were no air defenses at the ready in the defacto capital city of the United States that morning, when the Twin Towers fell. This is something one still finds stunning.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Here’s to absent friends.

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Written by Mitch Waxman

September 11, 2014 at 9:56 am

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  1. One World Trade Center = a pathetic aesthetic replacement of the Twin Towers.

    georgetheatheist . . can we talk?

    September 11, 2014 at 11:36 pm

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