POETRY is a short cut to literacy. Th is book captures the rhyme and the rhythm of words. It is about feelings and emotions from the heart. It is about the soul.. We feed the soul with poetry. It is about life, as we experience multiculturealism in the melting pot of New York. IT describes the fl avor of words and beats as they occur on a daily basis in the metropolitan areas in the cities.. Coocked up poetry is a bout the diff erent ways that people express themselves on a daily basis. It shows the essence of living by lining up passion with poetry. It shows that we are one in the spirit, caring ans sharing. Th e book celebrates cultures as being at the center of everythign we do.