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January In New York

Rating: 3.4
Black ship of night
sailing through the world
& the moon an orange slice
tangy to the teeth
of lovers who lie
under it,
sucking it.

Somewhere there are palm trees;
somewhere the sea
bluely gathers itself up
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Manonton Dalan 05 January 2016
January I am waiting for snow a real deep snow.... beautiful poem
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Susan Williams 05 January 2016
Erica Jong certainly has a way with words and creating an unforgettable atmosphere with them. There are so many descriptive phrases that stir our imagination but I enjoyed the most the simple.... snow-hatted watertanks.
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Kim Barney 05 January 2016
Exactly what New York City is like in January. Beautiful descriptions! Thanks.
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Pranab K Chakraborty 05 January 2016
Night is day; day is whiter than the desert; the city stops like a heart; ..............Nice.
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M Asim Nehal 05 January 2016
Now I can say I visited New York.....Thanks for sharing such a wonderful poem...
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Gregory Vest 05 January 2016
I love the imagery. Gives life to the event in my mind.
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Anil Kumar Panda 05 January 2016
This is what New York is during the month of January. Very nice. Loved it.
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Abderrahmane Dakir 05 January 2016
I like your description so deeply in this poem. Thank you for sharing.
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Ratnakar Mandlik 05 January 2016
Beautiful poem with wonderful description of nature during January prevailing at New York.Thanks for sharing.10 points.
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