“Sleepless City (Brooklyn Bridge Nocturne)”  by Federico García Lorca, Greg Simon and Steven F. White, trans., 1998 from Broken Land: Poems of Brooklyn Out in the sky, no one sleeps. No one, no one.
TODAY Frank O’ Hara  Oh! kangaroos, sequins, chocolate sodas! You really are beautiful! Pearls, harmonicas, jujubes, aspirins! all the stuff they’ve always talked about still makes a poem a surprise! These things are with
@The New York Times: This week, Michael Tyrell, co-editor of “Broken Land: Poems of Brooklyn” (NYU Press, 2007), will be answering readers’ questions about the history of Brooklyn’s literary landscape, its place in American poetry