Tagged: nyc

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
.
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yes, racist rants can

the first december

the first december
in the new old home, we have
become privy to

the twilight dialogues between
the heat pipes crossing households
.
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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
.
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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
.
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between renting and

between renting and
owning is an impossible
leap – new york city

swimming ceaselessly in its snow
globe of glittery currency
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: leap

living in the

living in the
village
while cash-
strapped is very
different than
living in the
village with
a little
money
to spend – every
once in awhile,
we return, and
nothing is
recognizable
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: village

spring arrives, arrives

spring arrives, arrives
again – washington square park,
where we’ll always meet
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: arrives

oh, how the seaport

oh, how the seaport
has changed
, we say, maybe not
fully confessing

how easily we play in-
to the developers’ hands
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: confessing

let in the city

let in the city
every once in awhile, a
slice of eight-point-six

million, dirty reflections
and all, awake once again
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: reflections