The Nobody

The Nobody

by Garrett Buhl Robinson

Paperback(Expanded ed.)

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Overview

Everybody knows The Nobody because at Times Square anybody can be a star.

If you have a story to tell, a song to sing or a gift to share, there is no other showcase place on the planet like New York City. If you want to see the world but lack the means, just come to New York City and you can watch parades of all humanity. If you want to climb to the summit and reach civilization’s peak, New York City is where you need to be.

In the hustle and bustle of Broadway, far below the brilliant billboards, underneath the star-studded marques, at the glass towers’ bell hopping feet in the frenzy of all the action of New York City, The Nobody stands before the world with nothing more than a song and he sings, gloriously.

The Nobody combines photographs with poetry and prose to tell the story of a humble street performer. This story is spoken in the poet’s voice, not from the page, but in the city where he draws his inspiration.

This poet’s venue is right on the avenue. His stage is on the curb of the street. With his little book stand, he can move the world as his lilting songs touch the tender ears of the people passing in the shuffling traffic. In the cacophony of boisterous noise, The Nobody’s exhaustless voice drips sweet music into the rush of this relentless river.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781732902848
Publisher: Dendritic Path Press
Publication date: 05/23/2019
Edition description: Expanded ed.
Pages: 76
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

In 1992, Garrett Buhl Robinson jumped on a coal train near his home town in Trussville, Alabama. Through the years he has been studying intensely and writing prolifically while supporting himself with various jobs. Without any success reaching the publishing industry, he decided to print his books and move to New York City in 2011.

In addition to his numerous publications, he adapted his novella, Zoë, into a solo musical which he has performed at various Off-Broadway venues.

If you're ever in Midtown Manhattan, listen beneath the sound of the rumbling machine that is New York City and you may hear him softly singing.

Table of Contents

  1. The Nobody
  2. Places
  3. The World Comes to Me
  4. A Stage on Broadway
  5. World of Strangers
  6. Beauty
  7. Diminishing Opinions
  8. Searching for a Purpose
  9. We’re All Oddities
  10. Ways We Communicate
  11. Make It Shine
  12. What Succeeds
  13. Not Seen on TV
  14. Nothing They Like
  15. With the Lunatics and Lovers
  16. Shelley and Keats
  17. I Do What I Do
  18. Epilogue

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