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POEM: listening for New York

listening for New York

the Mets are playing on the radio
I love the sound of the game
the low murmur of thousands of fans
the measured cadence of the announcers
even the ads make me feel like I could
step out my door and be there again
a thousand quick miles to the north
where the subways run all night

4 April 2013
Auburn AL

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The photo above was taken at Citi Field in 2011. It’s part of this series.

Published in Auburn Baseball My poems New York City Poem-A-Day 2013 Poetry Sports


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