Henry Miller’s mad walks around Brooklyn

“Every night, he would walk six to seven miles to Cora’s house at 181 Devoe Street in Greenpoint. ‘It was the same walk night after night−a long walk to Cora’s house on Devoe Street and then home. I never stopped to ring the doorbell and have a chat with her. I was content to merely walk slowly past her home in the hope of seeing her shadow in the parlor window. I never did, not once in the three to four years during which I performed the crazy ritual.'”

 

Read more about his life in Brooklyn here

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