Dear 20XX

I will miss you

Roman Newell
The Interstitial
Published in
5 min readMay 20, 2024

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Photo by ayumi kubo on Unsplash.

The City made the City. A self-perpetuating collage of buildings from assorted magazines. Sodium lights trespassing over snowfall. Spotlights and helicopters in Pennzoil dusk. The City holds service when a beggar freezes to death on a grate covering an air vent. Then swallows him into steam tunnel intestines. The City holds vigil each time a man prays to unlistening God. Says fall here, we’ll catch you. Then goes to…

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Roman Newell
The Interstitial

Busy working on my novel, 20XX. I also talk about the writing journey on Substack. romannewell.substack.com.