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NY NY -- the road in the fork

New York, New York, the road in the fork of the events, the places and folks who've buttered the pork Like Rockefeller, Moynihan and Andrew Cuomo Frank Sinatra, Louie Armstrong, John Lenon and Yoko Ono Lenny Bernstein and Lenny Bruce Cookie Monster, Rocky and Bullwinkle Moose There's Radio City, Central Park and Carnegie Hall Coney Island, Yankee Stadium -- Let's Play Ball! The Brooklyn Bridge on the Hudson River Lower East Side and the Village, for swingin' livers Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle and White Ford Don't forget Casey Stengel and Yogi Berra -- Oh, my Lord! Marilyn Monroe, Madonna and Phyllis Diller in curlers Archie Bunker, the Meathead, Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller Stooge-mania, West Side Story and Annie Hall Kramden, Norton and the Honeymooners You've seen or heard of 'em all There's Madison Square Garden and the NY Philharmonic The Times and Wall Street Journal -- news junkies tonics Malcolm X, Dr. King, and Abe Saperstein Julius Erving / Dr. J with a case of Afro-sheen Baldies like Kojac and Yul Brynner, the King of Siam Sam I Am, Son of Sam, Green Eggs and Ham Harlem Globetrotters, the Apollo, Kareem Abdul Jabbar Jay Leno, Ed McMahon and Johnny Carson, the great Jack Paar There's Broadway, Times Square, Soho and Fifth Avenue Isaac Stern, Pavoratti, Willie Nelson and Ray Charles singin' the blues ... Make a list from the Statue of Liberty all the way up to Mars ~ You still might leave out a legacy of constellations and stars!

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Date: 6/30/2018 9:37:00 PM
I enjoyed this a lot - makes me want to visit!
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 6/30/2018 11:00:00 PM
Thanks a lot for your response, Michelle. I was looking to achieve something like that effect … NY as a tourist is a wonderland of sorts … Living there is another matter, of course. Takes a few million in the old bank account. Best wishes, Gershon
Date: 6/29/2018 5:11:00 AM
Hi Gershon.. I certainly enjoyed reading your interesting poem this morning. I hope you'll take the time to let me know your thoughts on my latest write. Blessings!
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 6/29/2018 3:12:00 PM
Thank you, Lyric, and I'll be checking your latest write(s) out---an enjoyable exercise in and of itself. Best wishes, gw