Poetry Day 21: An Only In San Francisco Poem

Welcome To The San Francisco Bay Area.

San Francisco

San Francisco Skyline

Not A “New York School” Poem.  These are pieces of conversations that may or may not have taken place around around The San Francisco Bay Area.

If You Listen You Will Be Impressed?

Tech Talk
-Her boyfriend was one of the first programmers at Yelp.
-Our visiting student saw Nathan Blecharczyk in the cross walk at Castro and Market.
-What country is he from? He’s moving to Uberthey need his help.
-The founder of Airbnb.
-Is he Gay?

Family Ties
-My cousin’s friend was a cartoonist for Disney.
-My grandfather is a double cousin of Walt Disney.
-We have some of his drawings.
-His picture is in The Disney Museum.

-We had our reservation at Chez Panisse canceled
because Bill Clinton showed up out of the blue.
-I saw Jimmy Carter on the streets of Katmandu.

Top This
-I teach English to several Tibetan Lamas.
-We saw the Dali Lama at the Greek.
-Last night I heard God speak.
-Did She come to you for English lessons?

Carol Carlisle/ Not saying which voice is mine 😉

Are You Giggling

“New York School” poems display a sort of conversational tone, references to friends and to places in and around New York, humor, inclusion of pop culture, and a sense of the importance of art (visual, poetic, and otherwise).

NaPoWriMo Day 21 Happy Poetering


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