A New York City Counting Song
Count the squares as you walk along
And sing this sidewalk counting song.
One for the hot dog man and his cart.
Two for the actor rehearsing his part.
Three for the subway roaring underground.
Four for the cat not making a sound.
Five for the sewer vent spouting steam.
Six for the cold child who still wants ice cream.
Seven for lamp post covered with signs.
Eight for the ticket buyers waiting in line.
Nine for the shoppers wrapped up tight.
Ten is the corner and wait for the light.
Light’s turned green. Now cross the street.
And get downtown on your New York feet.