Walt Whitman’s Leaves Of Wednesday One‐Liners

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