Still New York

Artwork by Mackenzie Moore. IG: @mxkmoore_prints

You’re still New York
like pinot on Bond Street
and chianti in Chinatown

still all legs and windshield wiper strides
looking for double-cheek kisses
and triple deadbolts

New York like a Pacifico on Berry
clutching one pescadito to-go
as your windshield wiper strides
hit the crosswalk because— no reservations
like that ever stopped you, anyway

Mackenzie is a writer and illustrator based in Los Angeles who currently writes for podcasting and television. Her poetry chapbooks are forthcoming with Variant Lit and Kelsay Books this fall.

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