Your #NYcityverse Poems About the Five Boroughs

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The sunset view of Manhattan from the Fulton Ferry Landing in Brooklyn (Dumbo) at the base of the Brooklyn Bridge.

April was National Poetry Month, and WNYC challenged listeners to write tweet-length, original poems about the five boroughs.

Here, in no particular order, are some of our favorites. Listen above to hear the poets themselves read their submissions. And check out all of the poems on Twitter, using #NYcityverse.