Man to woman: I’s seen Kansas, man. All it is all sun­flow­ers and sons of bitch­es.

–Near De­lancey & Es­sex

Park em­ploy­ee, shout­ing to crowd: The bath­rooms are clos­ing in 30 min­utes! If you got­ta go, go now! (pause) The trees? They stay open all night!

–Wash­ing­ton Square Park

Over­heard by: Anne Mc­Der­mott

Drunk guy: I feel like a mil­lion miles of dead ros­es.

–1 Train

Fa­ther to three-year-old son, look­ing at flow­ers: Look at all the hero­in pop­pies, Sam­my!

–Ver­di Square

Mom to ba­by eat­ing grass: No, sweet­ie, we don’t eat grass. We smoke it.

–Madi­son Square Park

Over­heard by: Na­talya & Mick­ey