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How to be a Proper New Yorker: Tip No.1


Talk to Strangers 

A chat on the crosswalk
or restroom line small talk
can turn your gray day ok

A cafe greeting
can become a wonderful meeting

Your day may even end
with a completely new friend

Don’t Talk to Strange Strangers

If you smell body odor from afar
if you see bare feet in the wrong season

if you can find an empty subway car
know that there’s a reason