Posts Tagged: Sandy

“Stand in the rubble of your life and wait”

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“The fact that a marathon was still going to be held on this borough, when we were still finding bodies in the marshes surrounding the area where the marathon would begin –  it solidified everything that Staten Island felt about being apart of the city.”

At the Poetry Foundation’s NewsHour, Jennifer Fitzgerald poeticizes on Sandy’s destruction of Staten Island, and delivers a tragic report on the city’s efforts to clean up the borough.

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Storm-Torn Relics

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“That red convertible we were so proud of looks as though it is about to be struck by a meteor. And every moment — the prom, the dance recital, the snowman’s construction — is painted now with bright yellows and rich reds and burnt oranges, the colors of our storm-tossed autumn.”

Sandy has curated a photography exhibition on New Dorp Beach in Staten Island.

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