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Rochester is not a dying city

A city cannot be dying if there are so many people who are pumping it with life.

On going home

Being home really is a double-edged sword.

When it starts to smell like home

Yet, in random moments, when a smell catches me off guard with the memories it brings, I like to believe the things I feel then are things people feel when they are home.

Finding home

I was suspended in limbo — neither Rochester nor my hometown was truly “home.”

When home becomes a foreign place

Struggling to grapple with this difference, I set out to find mementos  —  pictures, journals, old scratched CDs — searching through the puzzle to see where I could fit in, and find a sense of belonging.