Profile

Cover photo
marco north
Works at Bittersweet Group
Attended SUNY Purchase
Lives in Moscow
168 followers|804,543 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube

Stream

marco north

Shared publicly  - 
 
A wind comes up from nowhere, flipping the drapes all the way outside the windows. The sky flashes, dead silent. No thunder, no delayed crash and crackle. Just fingers of electricity drawing briefly, shooting up into the clou...
1
Add a comment...

marco north

Shared publicly  - 
1
Add a comment...

marco north

Shared publicly  - 
 
The news came just before the sun, a double uppercut, a southpaw crackle of skin and bone. It sinks in as the coffee brews, as the baby wakes. There is a giant, invisible bell ringing that no one can hear. The wind slashes th...
1
Add a comment...

marco north

Shared publicly  - 
 
There was a seed planted six months ago, for today's post. I cannot say more than the fact that it never happened. Not all seeds grow. It was painful, as deep a wound as any. But then I took a walk with N and V and E. I pushe...
1
Add a comment...

marco north

Shared publicly  - 
 
I am on the number 34 bus, going to get E from school for the last time this year. Sitting halfway back on the right, there is a perfect diagonal view of the space next to the windows where there are no seats. People often st...
1
Add a comment...

marco north

Shared publicly  - 
 
I am still unsure about how one foot follows another, about how there can be a roof over our head. There was that time when I was just treading water, chin at the surface as I measured the weeks until rent was due again. Then...
1
Add a comment...
Have him in circles
168 people
chris drury's profile photo
Andrea Engber's profile photo
Mark McDonald's profile photo
Ilaria Parogni's profile photo
Rick Hochman's profile photo
Mike Webb's profile photo
Victor Sokolov's profile photo
Joe Johnson's profile photo
Dan Gross's profile photo

marco north

Shared publicly  - 
 
I used to call it the magic thousand dollars. I was twenty-one, fresh in New York living in Greenpoint before you could buy Thai food there, when everyone spoke Polish or maybe some broken English and I was the minority. I ha...
1
Add a comment...

marco north

Shared publicly  - 
 
The walls seem to step back a few inches. All of those wishful thoughts, the daily bowl of optimism, the hesitated checking - they are shoved aside. I am a week into my first crowdfunding project, and all I can think about ar...
1
Add a comment...

marco north

Shared publicly  - 
 
I grew up on this fantasy that someone from my generation would write the next great American novel. Then it became the all-encompassing album. These structures, these great houses, the traditions I went to school to learn ho...
1
Add a comment...

marco north

Shared publicly  - 
 
An epic project ends, and I stare at N in the morning suddenly without the latest update to discuss. Nights and weekends for over a month were lost, with everyone staring at the back of my head as I hacked away. V is kicking ...
1
Add a comment...

marco north

Shared publicly  - 
 
The package arrived on a shitty day, and somehow nothing else seemed to matter. Here were five rolls of Soviet film, carefully spooled into canisters by kind people in New Jersey, shipped to an address in Moscow and then into...
1
Add a comment...

marco north

Shared publicly  - 
 
There are parades today. Jets screaming overhead in formation, tanks rolling across cobblestones. The embassy sends out alerts, suggesting to Americans that they should stay inside on holidays like this There was a moment whe...
1
Add a comment...
People
Have him in circles
168 people
chris drury's profile photo
Andrea Engber's profile photo
Mark McDonald's profile photo
Ilaria Parogni's profile photo
Rick Hochman's profile photo
Mike Webb's profile photo
Victor Sokolov's profile photo
Joe Johnson's profile photo
Dan Gross's profile photo
Education
  • SUNY Purchase
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Work
Employment
  • Bittersweet Group
    Creative Director/Senior Designer, present
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Moscow
Previously
Brooklyn, Otego - NYC