11-3-14 Subway Poetry

Gabriel writing for the blog Poems by New Yorkers
I was asked to write a poem for the cool blog Poems by New Yorkers!

By random chance, I was on my commute and a woman nearby seemed intrigued I was writing. She asked if I was in the Arts and when I said I was, she introduced herself. Madeline Schwartzman is a writer/filmmaker who runs 365 Day Subway: Poems By New Yorkers. What makes her site different, is she approaches a complete stranger whilst on her subway commute, and asks them to write a poem. The result joins an impressive array of poems from everyday New  Yorkers on


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