Tag Archives: Brooklyn

Record Of The Day: Going Back To Brooklyn – Dave Van Ronk

“From Jen-ghis Can to the Fuller Brush man, they’re just a bunch of losers like me.” That’s the last line of the first song on this world-weary and wonderful record, as least as well as I can render it phonetically. … Continue reading

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POEM: Happy Days

Happy Days these sidewalks are littered with slowly fading memories their edges are folding up colors draining from the images already Terrace Bagels has changed it shrank then grew again Thomas Wolfe once more proved right but at least the … Continue reading

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POEM: Naruto Ramen, Brooklyn

Naruto Ramen, Brooklyn where the cooks speak a mixture of Japanese and Spanish “Irashaimase!” they call as people come in off 5th Ave hang their coats and backpacks on the wall hooks those who know sit at the bar because … Continue reading

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POEM: Prospect Park Lake

Prospect Park Lake a silent fleet paddles by streaming out in a v behind the leader a rat pokes its nose out of the reeds it’s waiting for us to pass so it can run for the roots of a … Continue reading

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POEM: like

like garlic and Earth Balance over warm rotini the key changes in Stevie’s “Summer Soft” flowers on the window sill (our window sill) Roland Orzabal’s guitar solo on             “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” miso ramen with white pepper and … Continue reading

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POEM: Cape Town

Cape Town singing Cape Town into Brooklyn through a pair of speakers made in China music written in the Berkshires by a madhouse veteran of the solo circuit green tea in the last surviving mug from the latest in a … Continue reading

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