Tagged: new york city

you couldn’t help it,

you couldn’t help it,
on purple sage saturday,
coming with a tray

of new plants from union square, as
if your plot were bigger than mine
.
20210421:2200
y

yes, racist rants can

in the city that

in the city that
never sleeps, every other john’s
pizzeria is

a stone toss away – let us
meet there and order a slice
.
20210326:2038
y

most will let power

most will let power
go to their heads – whoever
said money is the

root of all evil has not
sat on the board of a co-op
.
20210217:2214
y

a cold winter’s night,

our new old neighbors

our new old neighbors
have moved just a little bit
closer – listen to

where the floorboards creak, count the
paces between quietudes
.
20210110:1618
y

at every other

at every other
corner of the
city, a
marker –
to remember,
to forget,
to leave forever,
to come back to
.
20201209:1953
y

at every level,

at every level,
slipping into nimby is
so easy – if not

the upper west side, then the
east, jackson heights, or fort greene
.
20200807:1743
y

the cat in 19-

the cat in 19-
A introduced herself this
morning – in a dog-

chase-dog courtyard, it is much
safer to have the high ground
.
20200705:1637
y

in the middle of

in the middle of
the night in a pandemic,
someone is doing

laundry, the water swishes like
an alarm throughout the building
.
20200522:0402
y