WRITTEN WHILST SITTING IN/AROUND ‘MURRAYS BAGELS’
500 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10011-8403, United States
(212) 462-2830

HIPSTER

Nice T-Shirt

What you gonna eat?

What you gonna share?

ACTING

Take Breaths

make contact

Use your hands.

SPANISH GIRL

Phone talk on 6th

Hand bag gift

A quiet talker

YELLOW CAB

Sunken eyes but

ready to smile

On the meter

i wrote these poems on that bench or was it the other bench?

ICE COFFEE

Yr Gone now.

I just want ice

maybe a little more caffeine.

HATTIE

Back in my mind -sigh-

Holy avocados Hattie

Where are your Hands at?

SUNGLASSES

Sunday shirt – cigarette-

You made the effort

Obviously

‘M.T.A -N.Y.C’- BUS

Glad I’m not on it

I’ll tell you that right now

It’s so Efff’ing hot no?

HIPSTER NO. 2

Tight purple thin jean legs

Dietch glasses

Whats beneath that ginger hair?

‘Murray’s Bagels’

Sunday ques

it never ends

locals chewing constantly

HIP HOP

What happened?

I wanna hear more…

it’s New york right?

CHINESE MAN

Whats going on with your hat?

Secondhand? Tired?

just take a break from flyering…

BIRD

Little tiny bird

The city is bigger than you!

its great that you don’t care though!

COP GOT HIT

Everybody starring across street

cab bumped into a cop

gets to go home early

I MISS YOU, H…

What you up i wonder?

everlasting electric Love

where are we shelved?

PHOTOGRAPHER

I could be anywhere

yr just holding a Nikon  d5000

its pretty good though. Jealous.

KID

Hold hands with ‘Mom’

try smiling yeah!

No?

SPANISH GIRL PART II

Still Talking on phone

i’m still here too…

are you still smoking?

DANIEL

Arrives – surprise!-eating crisps

“these are so fucking spicy!”

New pen, still at ‘Murrays, great to see D.

RED HOT

It hit my tongue

great packaging for crisps

but my tongues gonna melt!

GIRL

Red T-Shirt

cute

I wanna hold yr sunglasses

LEATHER (by Daniel Fisher)

Man in seamless leather jacket

you seem less leather

somehow

ROLLER BLADES

Blading it through traffic

keeping yr cool

with headphones

CITY POEM

“It ain’t a city”

says Daniel

“its a state of Yeah man – Yeahhhhhhhhhhhmaaaaaaannnn”

DUDE WITH THICK BLACK RIMMED GLASSES HOLDS HANDS WITH A GIRL

Bemused

Bespeckled

Acting the part

OLD GUY

Who are those flowers for?

You look kind of tired

but not lonely.

CONEY ISLAND

I never got to go there

it’s over

i guess I don’t care too much

BLONDE LADY WEARING LOOKING GLASSES

Big glasses chic

you moved for the cleaner that i didn’t notice

you judged.

CHINESE MAN NO. 2

Yr still here too

girls and guys walk past ignoring,

yr still not bored?

DAVE

We will live together

weirdo poetry platters

“may i take your coat sir?”

HATTIE NO. 2

We will live together

midnight snacks and dancing

“lets make a coffee song!”

N.Y FOOD IMPROV


DANIEL NO. 2

HOT MOUTH

I USED THE TOILET NEXT DOOR

SMOKES

SUNDAY

LOX & CREAM CHEESE

SHORT SPANISH CAMP GUY

POEMS

LONDON

BEARD

CONFUSED

VOGUE NAIL SALON

WOMEN ON PHONE – “How you circling?”

WOMAN ON PHONE NO.2 “Shes gona be a Queens of Queens girl again”

CHERRY COKE

WOMAN WALKS TOWARD CAFE

WALKMAN

TIME TO MOVE