Read “Alive: The City,” “Bloody Tissue on a Subway Station Stair” and “Two Hawks” Issue 52 by Chelsea Jackson In the summer heat, the friction of feet melts the city’s asphalt to sludge. A mammoth wave curls over Broad. Cocoons pigeons and taxis. Engulfs cardboard boxes, condos, and their inhabitants. Folds into itself. Read more.