About Urban Wordscapes...

The story can be true or fictional, funny or serious, sophisticated or silly. It’s up to you. Tell the story behind the photograph or make one up invoking feelings inspired by the picture. You can also collaborate with a friend, one of you writing the stories, the other taking the pictures. This website is a collection of stories posted city by city, urban wordscapes. We welcome you to browse this site and enjoy each one of them. To upload your story, click here. Everyone has a story, and we want to share them all!

Latest Wordscapes...

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The Leader has no Readers (L.V. Impressions)

Posted by Richard Scheiner, in

I’d kill to have the copy of the Locust Valley Leader with a cover picture of the trestle with the words, “The Leader has no Readers” emblazoned across the top. I think it was the guys from the class of ’69 ...
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Along the Water’s Edge (L.V. Impressions)

Posted by Richard Scheiner, in

“But the old man always thought of [the sea] as feminine and as something that gave or withheld great favours.” – Ernest Hemingway Growing up you take it for granted, but Locust Valley, in fact all of Long Island, is a ...
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Back to the Bar (L.V. Impressions)

Posted by Richard Scheiner, in

excerpted from "Promises of Grace" Two rooms filled with memories of underage drinking, late nights, sex in the parking lot, and old tunes on the juke box. How strange to be back. It had changed. The drinking age was now 21, ...