June 14

From the facade of the Waldorf-Astoria two great diag-angled flagpoles extend out of the backs of hulking gilt-bronze eagles, reminding me again of the great responsibility of animalian architectural elements in this city.  How kindred I feel with those quiet gargantuan birds, how inanimate and burdened and ceremonial and necessary life can be.

 

 

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