CitySketch – Lunch Hour

“Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” 
Orson Welles

Life is as hard as I need it to be. Maybe a little harder. 
A man can be very lucky and very unhappy. If he’d dumb enough.
Lunch hour is an oasis of the soul.
And a good time to sketch the leaves overhead before they fall off and float away.

Published by mikepowernyc

Named one of New York's Best Emerging Poets 2019, my poetry chapbook The New Normal was published by Analog Submission Press. My novel The Zoo was published by Cacoethes Publishing House. Other poems and short stories have appeared in Subterranean Blue Poetry, The Journal of Microfiction, and Sick Lit Magazine, among others. Other works include a staged reading of my play Digging Up John Barrymore, performed by Dreamcatcher Entertainment, and five albums of original music recorded with my band Late Model Humans.

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