Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Noisy New York

New York is noisy

we have to raise our voices

talking while we walk

through Monday night East Village.

The moon shines in slivers of a brown sky without stars

But the stores are full of sparkly costume jewellery


In Laura’s loft

even the floors tell stories,

each step a multitonal squeak .

There can be no secret movements in this place

Every trip to the bathroon is heralded by

the spongey floorboards

that bounce like a swingbridge

collecting my stories

to add to their anthology of travellers tales.

2 comments:

Jane in Dunedin said...

More please!!

Kimberly Kay said...

are you in the states? Your verse makes it feel like you are...:)