Amaré Stoudemire Writes a Goodbye New York Poem


The New York Knicks have reached a buyout agreement with Amaré Stoudemire. This was year five, and the final season of his $99.7 million contract with the team. Stoudemire is said to be considering the Mavericks, Clippers and Suns. While we wait for Stat to clear waivers, and select his next destination, let’s take a look at his Good bye New York poem he left on Instagram.

Poem by: Amar’e Stoudemire NY NY what a beautiful city A place where you can hang out with Anna, JayZ & Diddy Its a place absent of excuses and patience If your smart, you can meet leaders of every nation NY NY big city of dreams Everything in NY isnt always what it seems In the land where the jungle is concrete The money flows Dow Jones and Wall Street Home of #STATcity and the #Knickstape Orginator, Shalom to all my fans, Salute to all my haters. Peace and Love Amar’e Carsares Stoudemire Sr.

Is that a poem, or a haiku?

And then there was one…