In honor of Poetry Friday and in memory of 9/11, I chose Linsey Abrams's prose poem "The New Century" as my selection today. Linsey is the founder of Global City Review and the director of the graduate writing program at City College, in New York; she also taught at Sarah Lawrence, where I took a summer seminar with her some years back.
The poem begins,
Living in New York, you think you've seen everything.
Here is the link to read the rest.