Autumn in New York (Remix)

autumn-rhythm
On the day
October exploded
over the city,
an entire month
spilling its guts
to the grafitti of mass agitation,
the trains stopped running,
streets went dark,
hobgoblins rose to the occasion,
as did cryptic totems and obelisks
which suddenly lined the concrete canyons,
and people everywhere froze,
staring into the whorling heart
of a tempest
that made autumn in New York
a thing of the future.
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About John Biscello

Originally from Brooklyn, NY, writer, poet, spoken word performer, and playwright, John Biscello now lives in Taos, New Mexico. He is the author of two novels: Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale and Raking the Dust, and a collection of stories, Freeze Tag. His fiction and poetry has appeared in: Art Times, nthposition, The Wanderlust Review, Ophelia Street, Caper, Polyphony, Dilate, Militant Roger, Chokecherries, Farmhouse, BENT, The 555 Collective, Instigator, Brass Sopaipilla, The Iconoclast, Adobe Walls, Kansas City Voices, and the Tishman Review. His blog--Notes of an Urban Stray--can be read at johnbiscello.blogspot.com. Broken Land, a Brooklyn Tale was named Underground Book Reviews 2014 Book of the Year.
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