14th Street – Union Square Station

Station after station
of unmanned ticket booths
MetroCard swipes unlock another world.

The performers, dancers, musicians,
the bootleg dvd peddlers,
the evangelical pamphleteers who are dedicated
to convert all the New York heathens as they rush

home from their soul-suffocating jobs.

Lean against the door
balance
read Howl for the third time this week.

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What we know, we already know

Peter Crowley is an independent writer and scholar with a M.S. in Conflict Resolution, Global Studies from Northeastern University. He works as Content Specialist/Production Coordinator for a prominent library science company. For fun, he plays in bluesy rock band around the Boston/NYC area. His writings can be found in Boston Literary Magazine, Mondoweiss, Mint Press News, […]

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Blue Paint

Maria Marrocchino is a writer and producer living in Manhattan.  She has lived in Manhattan for over 15 years and has been writing since the age of 13.  Her poetry has appeared in Clockwise Cat, Broad, Belleville Park Pages, SNR Review, and Main Street Rag.  Her short stories have appeared in The Sun for Readers […]

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