Illustrated by Deborah Alalade.

To: Brooklyn Bridge Park
334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
From: Rachel Lee

Where I Find Peace

Escaping the honks
From inside the city
To observe
A day’s end. 

It moves in the slowest motion,
The sun sets and
Stars appear
But not in the sky.

Through grey architecture, 
The constellation of
Business,
Homeless,
Artists,
Reflect in 

The water, with

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Little flickers of 

Warm light.

I feel centered, my seat
Melted into
Blades of grass.
My eyes scan across,
Wondering about the

Lives of each
Shining window,
My thoughts
Interrupted by
Allure. 

Email Rachel at [email protected]

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