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from the scranton expressway
by Alexandre J Arnau

Sunday, February 05, 2006
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driving home from the old country buffet last sunday night, i looked to my left, and saw this poem.



 

 

it was sublime how from the expressway
the way the lights of the city shimmered
it was a secret kind of miracle
like a soft black ocean at night
bearing constellations
reflected from above against blue ceilings
while underneath
pulsed bioluminescent phantoms swaying
mindlessly below a black veil


i watched the shimmer in silence
astounded and overcome by something
that this city had never accomplished before:
being as itself
a place of light and wonder

  

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Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 2/16/2006
Nice imagery
Reviewed by jude forese 2/12/2006
excellent capture ...
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 2/6/2006
Well stated, Alex!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/5/2006
This is a master word painting I'd pay to see! Splendid work!

Reviewed by Nordette Adams 2/5/2006
First let me say, "YAY! You're back." :-) Next I say, "this write was worth the wait of your return." ~~Nordette
Reviewed by L. Figgins 2/5/2006
Delighted that you're back, Alexandre! I'm not familiar with your territory but this expresses the glittering mystery of any city. Beautiful imagery...Lin
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 2/5/2006
You've captured it well.
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