Been down so long
gettin’ up didn’t cross my mind.
But I knew there was a better way of life
and I was just tryin’ to find.
You don’t know what you’ll do
’til you’re put under pressure —
‘Cross 110th Street
is a hell of a tester.
Lyrics from “Across 110th Street” by Bobby Womack, 1973.
Photo by Rick Stachura. 6 Train, Uptown Platform. 96th Street Subway Station. December 16, 2021.