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New York

The Saturday morning show on BBC Radio Bristol on 8 April 2023 invited poems on the subject of 'New York' so I submitted a bijou-versette, which the presenter said was "a superb piece of poetry". Ahem...

I think they’re taking liberties still calling New York ‘new’.

Tho’ many people tell me it is great.

It-dates-back some 400 years

Which doesn’t sound ‘new’ to my ears

You can’t deny that it IS in a ‘state’.

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