From the mad pace of Grand Central Terminal to the rebuilding of Yankee Stadium . . .
From stoop sales in Harlem to operetta on the Upper East Side . . .
From the woods and waters of Westchester to the Hamptons and beyond . . .
New York is the city that never sleeps
and never stops dreaming
Journey across New York City and its outlying regions in New York Dreaming: Poems of the City, the Suburbs, and Daily Lifea personal, poetic tour of landmarks, neighborhoods, and events, from the devastation of 9/11 to peaceful wild-food foraging walks in Central Park. In poetry ranging from lush and classical to stark and modern, New York Dreaming also explores the ups and downs of everyday life in the big city and the 'burbs, including the turbulent world of corporate employment, the elation and heartbreak of romance and family life, and the big questions behind it all.