Man on Bluetooth headset: Well, like I said, we’re not living in the real world anymore. We’re living in New York City, where people can do whatever the fuck they want.

–South 1st & Driggs

Overheard by: Reuben and Nicki

Hobo poet on train: Ladies and gents, a subway haiku for you: “New York subway map/ Manhattan flaccid penis/Brooklyn/Queens scrotum.”

–2 Express Train

Suit on cell: I haven’t been in the city in so long, it feels so good to be back. I missed New York City more than I missed my ex girlfriend of three years.

–34th St Macy’s

Guy on public telephone near gate: Yeah, that’s why I gotta leave Manhattan: everybody knows me here.

–Midtown Port Authority Bus Terminal

Overheard by: Kevin McCaffrey