Rush Hour

December 15, 2009
By amberdeexterous SILVER, Brooklyn, New York
amberdeexterous SILVER, Brooklyn, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest."
-John Keats


The aching swoon of public transportation
Plays swift notes under rushing feet
And adds its subway car soprano
To the 8 a.m cacophony
That grieves at green lights and halts at stop signs,
Weeping productivity
Through rows of gritty sidewalk soil.
The high-rise wilting flowers sway through the song,
A city’s shrill crescendo.
A requiem for a garden of dead steel.

The author's comments:
This poem was made from the sounds of New York City during morning traffic.

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