The City

photo by Sylvia
photo by Sylvia

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16 thoughts on “The City”

  1. I love this! It perfectly captures how I feel each time I step out onto the street in NYC. I like that “smells” made it up so high in the poem 🙂 The city certainly has a lot for each of our senses to absorb.

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