There’s a triptych of sunsets subsequent to my bed room door, nightfall eternally falling over the small Michigan town where I grew up, the seashore subsequent to my college dorm and Place de la Concorde in Paris, the place I spent a cliché but nonetheless happy semester. Typographic posters of Michigan and Chicago grasp above my mattress, a photograph of taxis zooming around Manhattan sits atop my dresser and a postcard of my hometown’s well-known water tower is taped to my door. My roommate and I have a whole wall in our kitchen plastered with maps of locations we’ve been, and twin Ferris wheels, one at Navy Pier, one at Place de la Concorde, are stacked on top of one another in my front room.
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