Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places

Brenda Atry's Blog

About Brenda Atry
(Show Details...)
Bloggers PhotoMy Biography is Coming Soon...

Poetry In New York City Bryant Park


Blog Posted:8/22/2012 1:47:00 PM
Poetry Plein Aire  I am a busy New Yorker. I  barely have time to eat lunch at my desk, never mind take a formal lunch hour out of the office. But today, the weather was too enticing. So, I propelled myself out of my office building, and onto the pavement. Bryant Park  is a short 2 city two blocks away from my office . The massive New York Public Library fronts the urban garden.  Not two minutes into my stroll, a gentleman, who was seated on the great garden perimeter , asked me if I would like to hear some poetry. How ironic..I was stunned by the coincidence that I was lead to hear poetry during  my stolen moments from a poet. His name is Garrett Buhl Robinson. He has spent 20 years writing about dance, the ballet, dancers, choreography, the  passion of the craft . He read  several pages of his recent work, Martha, to me. His fervor was contagious! He has other published work ..full length chap books about unrequitted love, and a coming of age  jouney made  by rail,offered the form of poetic correspondence. His work is available on Amazon or you can see his blog on line  , www.garrettbuhlrobinson.blogspot.com. I invited him to join us at  the Soup. He also said that their are many poets in the park reading for the public. I suggested that we organize an event! An Evening of Poetry in the Park!
I love this little town!
Please Login
 
  1. Date: 10/17/2012 9:40:00 AM
    Thank you Brenda. I could not be more thrilled to hear you enjoyed my poetry. I am also happy to be a new member of your community on Poetry Soup. Every opportunity we have to share the poetry of our lives is a wondrous gift.

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 8/23/2012 2:20:00 PM
    Thanks Brenda, cool site! jimbo

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 8/22/2012 9:36:00 PM
    I'll visit his page, Brenda. A lovely story, indeed. Ruben.

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 8/22/2012 9:28:00 PM
    Serendipity. I've never been to New York... Glad to hear all the stories aren't true. Sounds like it was a lovely lunch.

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 8/22/2012 6:32:00 PM
    a very nice idea/..pd

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 8/22/2012 5:28:00 PM
    So I guess that not everything we hear about New Yorkers is true. What a wonderful break from work.

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 8/22/2012 4:37:00 PM
    HOw lovely, that was quite an experience you had!

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 8/22/2012 3:36:00 PM
    Thank you for sharing this glimpse of your city. I love reading about other people and how they experience their environment. Love, Suzette

    Login to Reply
  1. Date: 8/22/2012 3:29:00 PM
    Wonderful blog that warms my NY Soul. As a fellow NEW YORKER I to enjoy the above mentioned places. My wife and I live a bout 20min outside the City and love shooting down there to walk central park or Madison ave or columbus circle for examples. Thanks for the smile. Michael

    Login to Reply

My Past Blog Posts

 
Brenda Atry The First Day of the Rest of My Life
Date Posted: 10/12/2013 3:23:00 PM
Hello , Is anybody out there?
Date Posted: 5/8/2013 10:57:00 AM
Poetry In New York City Bryant Park
Date Posted: 8/22/2012 1:47:00 PM
The Hands Of A Poet
Date Posted: 5/12/2011 1:35:00 PM

My Poems

12
Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
1/1/2013Urgent Call for LoveFree verseintrospection,political,w
12/29/2012Haiku For The ChildrenHaikupolitical,sad,war,
12/29/2012Oh WolverineSijofunny,introspection,life,
12/29/2012Beautiful LiesSonnetangst,grief,introspection
8/14/2012Black Diamond NightFree verseintrospection,life,nature
7/25/2012Elusive PeaceEthereefriendship,life,peace,
7/24/2012TheShe,The ShrewFree versephilosophy,romance,
7/23/2012Hot JazzFree verseintrospection,music,place
5/13/2012Woman, The I AmFree verseinspirational,mother,
4/27/2012Woman, The I AMFree verseinspirational,introspecti
9/28/2011Somewhere Past The Fallen LimbsRhymenature,
8/9/2011After Dieting Free versefood,funny,
6/28/2011Aye,Aye, and a MistressAcrosticon writing and words
6/18/2011Father Rhymefatherme,kiss,love,me,
6/18/2011Pippa and HarryRhymefunny
5/31/2011ABC PoetryABCimagination
5/31/2011Sun's First KissHaikunature
5/31/2011No Tell MotelRhymeplaces
5/31/2011 Magic Words The Libertine Called PassionFree verselovedance,dance,love,
5/23/2011Rage Against The 12 KingsFree verseintrospection,
5/18/2011Japan The Great WaveRhymenatural disasters
5/14/2011DaughterFree versedaughter
5/14/2011Never Think Five Lines Down Poetry CompetitionCinquainlost love
5/14/2011Wedding RehearselDodoitsuwedding
5/12/2011Bin Laden Whatever ContestSenryupeople
12

My Photos


Fav Poems

Poem TitleFormCategories
Holy Land, Your Place, Your Flesh -Didacticfaith,prayer,

Fav Poets

PoetCountry 
Brenda Atry United States Flag United States Read