sick day

Everyone in New York has the same cold right now. Everyone in New York is always coming down with a cold, or getting over a cold, or has a little bit of a cold. This is a place where everyone is always almost, and one of the many almosts is that everyone is always almost sick. But this cold we’ve all come down with is this time not an almost. It is shockingly organized, as though our bodies were staging some collective action in protest of proceeding into the next year.

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