This city is beautyHear Brand read from Thirsty. I wish I could link you to an audio file of her reading from No Language is Neutral, a poem that for me, is one of the most important poems to be published in Canada in the past few decades.
unbreakable and amorous as eyelids,
in the streets, pressed with fierce departures,
I am innocent in thresholds
and smashed night birds, lovesick,
as empty elevators
If I were to write such a poem about New York the first line would have to be "this city is movement." And so it is.