The baseball player on the subway train can hit like Joltin' Joe. But only a small boy's dreams can bring back the innocence and wonder of the nation's unsurpassed hero.
Seventeen new poems and prose fragments from what was once greatest city on earth. But where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio? Canadian icon Leonard Cohen has taken up residence in the Jewish Museum. Manhattan has come unmoored and is drifting away down the Hudson River. And these days even a Jersey boy can win the heart of a Brooklyn girl.
Sitting in Central Park spinning songs from the dreams of the past, something is amiss. Joe and Marilyn, our nation turns its lonely eyes to you