Cities of romance

May 15th, 2015 | By | Category: International

“By the time I get to Phoenix, she’ll be rising.” Glen Campbell was played on Marty Whelan’s breakfast show programme on Lyric FM. “By the time I get to Albuquerque she’ll be working . . . By the time I make Oklahoma she’ll be sleeping.”

From my childhood days, American cities have always had a poetry of their own.  They were the places from the series on our black and white television; thousands of miles apart, they became an amalgam called “America” in our minds.  In fact, America had no …