Tagged: city

autumn in new york

across the city,

across the city,
we meet in slices of sky
and make up things to

do to feel purposeful and
maybe even important
.
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the first maintenance

the first maintenance
hole cover that greets you in
a new city is

often shinier, usually
a surprising happenstance
.
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autumn walks – just you

the city square re-

the city square re-
defines itself again and
again, a service

to the people – the bold, the
angry, the lost, the hopeful
.
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cities are always

cities are always
under construction – around
the corner, in and

out of alleyways, right in
front of your best memories
.
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learning to dodge a

dad searches for mom’s

dad searches for mom’s
cooking in every city
where she doesn’t have

a kitchen, comes home famished
as if no one tried to feed him
.
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even in the big

even in the big
city, the “little” enclaves –
Chinatown, K-Town,
Little Senegal, Guyana,
Italy, Poland, India –
cannot contain
the vastness
of our mothers’
spices, simmering
on the stove
.
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we are within the

we are within the
city, and the city is
within us, or so

we like to pretend when making
it feels unattainable
.
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