Creative Writing at The New School

September, 2013: Sharon Mesmer at the Le Poisson Rouge book release party for James Sherry's Oops (Blazevox). Part of Pictograph: Portraits of The School of Writing at The New School. Photo by John Reed.

we used to reminisce
about how nice and clean
things were
but now what we miss
is filth

from "Lou Reed's New York," published in The Virgin Formica (Hanging Loose Press, 2008)


About The Author


Pictograph, portraits of Writing at The New School, is a varied media project curated by The New School faculty member John Reed, and Riggio Honors student Bean Haskell.