Tagged: new york city

spring making its way

the sparrows outside

the sparrows outside
my window are forever
collecting fallen

twigs and leaves to build a home –
city dwellers, on the move
.
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the city uses

perhaps a third of

perhaps a third of
us have been chewed up and spat
out by the city,

waiting to be stepped on and stuck
to someone on his way up
.
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for the most part, the

for the most part, the
ones who can leave leave, the ones
who can’t stick it out,

compare notes with neighbors, at
times, eye the empty units
.
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february stroll

between the old man

between the old man
snoring and the younger man
pacing the wooden

floorboards from above, we learn to
coexist, one night at a time
.
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for some, it’ll always

for some, it’ll always
have to be grand central, for
others, union square

where we meet and greet out-of
towners, newcomers, old-timers
.
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the blues on broadway

some days, you are off

some days, you are off
limits, unmovable, fenced
off, cold to the touch –

the city spinning around
astor place when we were young
.
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