Stephen S. Yeandle

Rookie (New York, NY)

Lyrics For A City’s Night. - Poem by Stephen S. Yeandle

On a balcony across from the Laundromat,
I watch the daylight decompose.

Hookers look 'en for a little cash,
how many pickups how many fights?

Flashing lights,
the sirens,
this is how it always is.

A city's collective attitude,
unforgiving winter's night.

Willing acceptance,
no disbelief.

Cacophony of broken sounds,
declarations of emptiness.

Comments about Lyrics For A City’s Night. by Stephen S. Yeandle

  • Sandra Fowler (12/28/2006 9:18:00 AM)

    A sad song for a winter night. Thank you for sharing.

    Kindest regards,


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  • Patricia Gale (12/28/2006 7:38:00 AM)

    Interesting scene you have portrayed. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 28, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, December 17, 2010

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