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1800 SOUTH HOPE STREET

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1800 SOUTH HOPE STREET

1800 South Hope Street
a breathing irony.
Methuselah's, masonry
adjacent to independence's
apocalypse. Someone's camouflaged
tent amid cardboard condos
with UPC Coding speaks volume.

9 symbolizes the end of cycles
in numerology.
Drop the zeroes on Hope Street's
add-ress

It

=

People sleeping on concrete, vacant Hope,
Southbound...

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  1. Date: 4/22/2014 8:05:00 AM
    Clever, succinct and moving!

  1. Date: 1/28/2014 11:35:00 PM
    Hi; I just had to read this one. I had no idea what I was going to read. I understand very well what you are talking about. No one should have to live like that and this is the land of milk and honey. I guess not for everyone. Thanks for sharing.... Lucilla Yo estaba muy enferma. Ya estoy mejor....

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 9:32:00 AM
    Hullo, Doctor Linton Bradley. I didn't know wot to expect from the title, and I am impressed with the succinct, brevity here. The play on numerology with the street address, is a great effect(but you already know this). I don't know how many times Drake beats me to comment content(ha!), because I was thinking along the same lines with Martin Luther King St.'s/Blvd.'s -- well, 9's lead to 1's, so grab on for the ride.

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 8:39:00 AM
    Massive. I feel the same way whenever I see any "Martin Luther King" street and not ONE of those streets are calm or welcoming. Tremendous piece.

  1. Date: 12/10/2013 5:22:00 AM
    Interesting gem Keith, what a wake u call -- Mind blowing to say the least. How have you been? uhm you did say I must let you know when I have posted something ;)