Sammi’s Weekender #234 (Empire)

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Yearning for Old Broadway

The Empire State’s
wonderful people
of the city that never sleeps.
Coney Island, Manhattan,
Central Park, and the Brooklyn Bridge.
That tall building, George M!,
Lady Liberty, the Bronx,
‘the city so nice
they named it twice,’
Gotham,
Broadway Joe, the fucking Yankees
in the Big Apple.
Herald Square, Times Square.
How I want to be there.
Sadly, the day of many hearts
broken by hate.
I love New York!


Look both ways.
Take the Staten Island Ferry and the NYC Subway.
Mind the gap, as in watch your step in the City of Five Boroughs.

8 thoughts on “Sammi’s Weekender #234 (Empire)

  1. I love it too! Though it is also the noisiest place I have ever visited and the noise never stops. It’s been a few years since I went though but I doubt it’s any less subdued! By naming it twice, do you mean: NY and the Big Apple?

    Thanks for the trip down memory lane 🙂

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