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A Schmutzy Day
by ilene bauer
The weatherman's announcement: "Hey,
It's gonna be a schmutzy day!
With howling winds and rain in sheets,
It won't be fun on city streets.

This news report just wouldn't...

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Sliding Scale
by ilene bauer
If you’ve been to New York, I’ll bet
You paid a visit to the Met.
It is the premier place to start
If on your plate you want...

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Categories: allegory, character, environment, integrity, new york,
The Inspector
by Ibidun O.
I- Inspector T inspects the place.
N- Nook and cranny is what catches his eye.
S- Suspecting every element in this room can take time.
P- People mostly...

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Categories: new york, travel,
Breaking the Surface
by ilene bauer
Way beneath the ground, the subway
Rolls and rumbles on the track,
All the cars equipped with brightness
The surrounding tunnels lack.

We take all of that for granted
As...

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Two Trains
by ilene bauer
The railroad ride was smooth as silk
Though it was ten degrees.
The train was just a minute late –
No time to feel the freeze.

We passed through...

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by Geoffrey Brewer
the fire an awful splendour in sapphire sky - then the towers were gone...

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Categories: new york, poetry, urban,
Icy New York Night
by Matthew Anish
The New Year sill be here soon and the air 
is frigid in Gotham 

The winds are blowing and people outside 
are all bundled up...

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Henry in the City
by ilene bauer
We took Henry* on the subway,
On the streets and on the bus
And he got into the rhythm,
Rarely kicking up a fuss.

Just as long as we...

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Categories: new york, river,
The Esplanade
by ilene bauer
In Pennsylvania, there was snow
But back here in the city,
This Christmas isn’t white, but still,
The glowing sun looks pretty.

So we went out to take a...

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Grand Central
by W.A. CHOLT
Grand Central 
At four in the afternoon
On the platform 
Awaiting your arrival,
A cold shiver passes through me.


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Photo Op
by ilene bauer
With time to kill, I hit the zoo
And mingled with the tourists, who
Took selfies near the sea lion pool,
Behavior I’d not ridicule.

But what I did...

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Categories: america, angst, conflict, emo, new york,
Into the Hive
by Keith Dovoric
A meeting of the quorum
We’re takin’ this place by storm
Got to get back to the farm
By hook or by crook

We’re young, free and insane
Clothes all...

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Categories: child abuse, forgiveness, innocence, new york, silence, youth,
Unreliable Citizen
by Shae Elcock
Officer, I’m here to turn myself in 
"What did you do? Start at the beginning."
I didn’t do anything, 
Negligence is my sin 
I was walking...

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Categories: appreciation, celebration, holiday, humanity, new york,
Premium MemberNovember
by Marilyn Williams
It's November, There are three holidays in the month: Election Day, Vetern's Day, and Thanksgiving Day.
Everyone will be looking forward to Thanksgiving.  
With special...

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Categories: america, city, freedom, halloween, new york,
Don't Lower Manhattan
by Keith Murphy
Don’t Lower Manhattan, 
Keep your heads held high.
Don’t have any truck with evil and 
Let West Side show your best side.
We all come to you,
We’ll...

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Categories: new york, violence,
Terror Attack
by ilene bauer
You’re out to stroll or on a bike,
A lovely day, a sky of blue,
When suddenly, a terror strike
And sadly, that’s the end of you.

We hear...

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In Central Park
by ilene bauer
In Central Park the crowds were out,
New York in all its glory,
With bikers, walkers, picnickers – 
The same old weekend story.

The horses clip-clopped on the...

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Categories: gender, health, humor, integrity, new york, tree, usa,
Premium MemberOriginal Intents and Purposes
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Original New Yorker Intents and Purposes

So who did you expect
to actually elect,
Vandana Shiva?

from Uniting Constitutions of MotherTrees

Tribes and groves
grow forests together
forming more therapeutically perfect Unions
of...

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A New Yorker's View of Times Square
by ilene bauer
Times Square is better than it was
But still in every crowd
The poor and homeless fill the streets;
It's dirty and it's loud.

I wonder what the tourists...

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Categories: new york, nonsense, truth,
B5-POEM 16 OUR FAITH
by Jerry Wells
POEM 16 OUR FAITH 


IN A WORLD OF VIOLENCE AND SIN. 

WE STUMBLE IN DARKNESS WHERE WE 

CAN NOT SEE ONLY GOD CAN SEE FOR...

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Skyline
by ilene bauer
The New York City skyline
Once had visitors impressed,
But now it makes New Yorkers
Feel disgusted and depressed.

For jutting out obnoxiously,
A giant matchstick looms;
It’s a residential building
Filled...

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Categories: allusion, america, betrayal, corruption, new york, political,
Premium MemberThe Pied Piper from New York City - Part Two
by Gary Bateman
The Pied Piper from New York City – Part Two

This is quite despicable and very inappropriate for someone holding the 
“Highest Office in Our Land.”...

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Premium MemberThe Pied Piper from New York City - Part One
by Gary Bateman
The Pied Piper from New York City – Part One

Dare his name be said?
I say, of course, Yes! 

The Pied Piper, himself, is the man,...

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The Tappan Zee Bridge
by ilene bauer
We drove the brand-new Tappan Zee;
It’s modern and it’s sleek.
Only one direction’s finished;
It’s been open for a week.

The other side will join the club
Real soon...

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Premium MemberSHOWTIME
by Vee Bdosa
          SHOWTIME
Come life and death of it you blessed rhapsody
you've played for long enough and now...

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Hot Summer Day
by cheryl hoffman
On the lower east side were a melting pot
just a bunch of city kids with no sandlot
this particular day being extremely hot
fanning ourselves with all...

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The young man from New York
by Ghita Manaila
There was a young man from New York
He daily used to eat roast pork.
But  when someone gave him a fig
He began grunting like a...

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Categories: dedication, emotions, how i new york, remember, true
One-way Street
by A.O. Taner
down the road from you
not too far away 
there once lived an I
alone and together
with hopes and dreams
always keeping an eye out
for that right moment
who...

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Second Choice
by ilene bauer
The restaurant was noisy;
We shouted when we talked.
If I had been from Boise,
I’m sure I would have balked.

But all the hungry tourists
Outside Katz’s formed a...

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Categories: new york, people,
The Senior Line
by ilene bauer
The tix are free so people wait
For hours, sitting on the grass,
But we are old; to compensate
There is a bench to plop one’s ass.

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City Sighting
by ilene bauer
Saw a pigeon pecking pizza
On a local urban street.
I assume that it was cold, but still,
A tasty bite to eat.

What a mingling of icons
Of the...

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Adirondack Air
by Brendan J. Simons
At the foot of the massive massif bluffs which bounce atop upstate New York,
The air is thick with suburban smog bottled beneath the mountains' unpopped...

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Categories: addiction, africa, black african new york, rap,
Cool Moe B
by Mario Vitale
Cool Moe B

Back in the day we used to pray
 Others say it ought not be that way
 Snake pit, lion's den you need someone...

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At the Central Park Zoo
by ilene bauer
While watching the zookeeper feed
The penguins was pleasing, indeed.
      A simple technique – 
      One...

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