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Dry City

by Matthew Zangen

The rain is holding out
for deeper waters;
clouds like drunken tourists
fat with ambition
stumble over bundled New York harbors,
turn to pour apologies
down thirsty throats
then ask to bum a smoke.


Posted on 10/06/2009
Copyright © 2020 Matthew Zangen

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Ava Blu on 10/06/09 at 07:45 PM

i enjoy the imagery in this very much, many great lines for such a short poem.

Posted by Shannon McEwen on 10/06/09 at 09:23 PM

love the images here, fantastic, leaves a lasting impression, which is awesome for so few lines

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