City of Poems

City of Poems

by Garrett Buhl Robinson


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This book is a celebration of the colossal grandeur and the dynamic drive of New York City. It is a personal testimony that the heart of this city is found in the life of every resident and every visitor who has ever gazed at the glint of sunlight at the tips of the towers' spires and raced with the exhilarating pace of this dynamic place.

On March 30, 2011, Garrett Buhl Robinson arrived in New York City. After flying into La Guardia Airport, he took the bus to 125th Street and then the 6th Train downtown to Bleecker Street and stayed the first week at Bowery Street. Through the years, he has bounced around the city, living at various places, while steadily promoting his work from his little bookstand on 5th Avenue. This book marks the 10th anniversary of his arrival in New York City with a celebration of one of the most spectacular places on the planet through images of the city and poems about the struggles of trying to make a living with nothing but a dream.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781732902862
Publisher: Poet in the Park
Publication date: 03/30/2021
Pages: 36
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)

Table of Contents

  1. All We Are
  2. Profession
  3. Blank Page
  4. Trying to Understand What's Overlooked
  5. City River
  6. Insubstantial Things
  7. Beautiful Amusement
  8. A Solitary Beacon of Possibility
  9. Literary Figures
  10. The Stuff of Dreams
  11. A Solemn Place
  12. Echolocation
  13. Manna
  14. Incidental Existence
  15. Mending Thread
  16. The Heart Rhymes with Redemption
  17. Torn Together
  18. Answer by Being
  19. From the Surface of the Earth
  20. At the Steps of a Beaux Arts Building

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