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CITY GEOMETRY

CITY GEOMETRY I’m on big town Inserted Yea, transplanted Within its swaying wave Of box and angle Where my self-identity Is something throbbing Upward gazing Arrowing To sky points So, it’s confusing The hate-love factor Stiffness Restriction Formal sharpness of angle A quite eye bewildering sight This swirling circumference Of a giant Fractured Circle And oh! The Stravinskyish Jagged continuity Of line Of dissonance For distance I follow parallels Lines receding With absolute straightness There a promise of Those cherished Fading meadows Of nature’s roundness Her natural sweetness Suddenly! I take a ninety-degree angle of turn With mandatory city goose step Toward sanity Toward home Dave Austin

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Date: 9/14/2016 2:23:00 PM
Oh, I miss the natural roundness. "The Stravinskyish Jagged continuity Of line Of dissonance", is like an architectural collision "Of a giant Fractured Circle" Enjoying this write, Daver!! Hugs, with love, Mikki
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Date: 4/16/2016 8:00:00 PM
Love to read your poetry, Daver. That last part really hits home TOWARD SANITY, toward home.
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Date: 4/17/2016 10:53:00 AM
Thanks, buddy. Poetry is so great in this crazy, insane world. Love, daver
Date: 4/15/2016 4:22:00 PM
Yes home can be one's sanctuary daver, like how you have written this, true art in each word...
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Date: 4/16/2016 1:57:00 PM
Thanks, Harry. It must be the geometry. I like smooth, wide open spaces, empty of confusion and noise. Love, daver