Cover Photo: Photo by Yann Gar/flickr
Photo by Yann Gar/flickr

My Eyes Yearn for You: A Short History of Longing in NYC

“Fashion’s bright lights beckoned me toward New York.”
I’ve come into my own home—
But then look how!
I’ve brought myself like a guest.

New Yorker

Rajat Singh (ruhjut.com) lives, works, and writes in New York. His essays and creative nonfiction appear in the anthology, “Moving Truth(s),” in Papercuts, and on Kajal Mag, Literary Hub, The Aerogram, and Lambda Literary. His work is forthcoming in The Gay & Lesbian Review. He is working on a memoir on queer melancholy.