New Amsterdam, it’s become much to much
‘Til I have the possession of everything she touches
‘Til I step on the brake to get out of her clutches
‘Til I speak double dutch to a real double duchess
Lyrics from “New Amsterdam” by Elvis Costello and the Attractions, 1980.
Photo by Rick Stachura. July 2, 2020.
Hell Gate waters under the Triborough Bridge. As seen from Astoria, Queens.