Goodbye Coney Island (a photo essay)

This’ll soon be part of the Atlantic
Goodbye Wonder Wheel
Goodbye Cyclone (ironic, huh?)
This’ll probably be underwater, too
The fish in the aquarium would love to escape
Right ray?
The penguins, too

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Elliot Sperber is a writer, attorney, and adjunct professor. He lives in New York City and can be reached at and on twitter @elliot_sperber.