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The Warbler of Verrazano Bridge (poem)

Updated on November 20, 2016
Verrazano Bridge, Brooklyn, New York
Verrazano Bridge, Brooklyn, New York

The Warbler of Verrazano (A Poem)

A lone warbler sings

despite the drone of cars

across a span of steel;

he sings from his on wild

patch of bramble laying

his claim ages before

the coming of Giovanni

da Verrazano from Italy

to a very wild North America.

Verrazano Bridge

Was his bridge was named after an Italian explorer?

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Brooklyn NY

Crossing the Verranzano Bridge

Does the Verranzano Bridge connect Brooklyn to Queens?

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 4 years ago from Reno NV

      This is a well written poem. Thank you. Jamie

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      Richard Francis Fleck 4 years ago from Denver, Colorado

      I appreciate your comment, Jamie

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Wonderful poem!

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      Richard Francis Fleck 4 years ago from Denver, Colorado

      Thanks Gypsy Rose Lee

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      Deb Hirt 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      The warbler will always sing, even if the man made structures force him to be there. This was a beautiful work!

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      Richard Francis Fleck 3 years ago from Denver, Colorado

      Again, thanks very much.

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      Valleypoet 3 years ago

      Simply written, but with a depth skilfully reached:-))

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      Richard Francis Fleck 3 years ago from Denver, Colorado

      Gracias, Valleypoet.

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