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Bryant Park Poems by Gary Beck

Published July 18, 2021

Chapbook - 24 pages - 5" x 8" - ISBN: 979-8539674052
I couldn’t find a dry spot
to sleep at night
and my cardboard bed
got soaked,
so I threw it away.
Maybe if I’m lucky
I’ll find a dry doorway
where no one will bother me,
but I’ve never been lucky.
If it rains for forty days
and forty nights
I’ll probably drown,
but so will everyone else.

— Homeless III


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Gary Beck has spent most of his adult life as a theater director. He has worked as an art dealer, a tennis pro, a ditch digger and a salvage diver. His original plays have been produced Off Broadway. His poetry, fiction and essays have appeared in hundreds of literary magazines and his published books include novels, poetry, short story, essay, and one-act play collections.

Gary lives in New York City.