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Road destruction in New Jersey…
by Ed Matlack

Thursday, June 22, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Every street does sag,


Every road does buckle,


Cause of it traffic on every avenue does lag,


What else can one do but sit in traffic and chuckle…J


 


Sink holes,


Long cracks,


Even steel reinforced cement does lack,


The structural fortitude to be smooth as a track…J


 


Are the workers working, or drinking coffee,


Perhaps instead of cement they can use gum or toffee,


Would make the roads taste better,


Though they may to some degree melt in the heat,


Maybe better to knit the roads around here a sweater…J


 


We shuffle along,


Trying to avoid the throngs,


We do what we know is right,


We drive our best without doing hopefully any wrong…J


© ed ~ 6/22/06


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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/23/2006
The photo doesn't look like what New Jersey ought to look like but then, what do I know? Nicely done, Ed. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 6/23/2006
The thought of travelling on roads of gum or toffee is sooooo appealing! If we nibble fast enough, it won't melt...
B&R
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 6/23/2006
Hey looks like a nice place to be...any bananas there??

Love Tinky :)
Reviewed by Sue Hess 6/23/2006
i had to go back and look at the picture to figure out what all the palm tree talk is about. around here, in st louis, they are either working on the roads or the roads are impassable, no in between
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/23/2006
I happen to like Plastic Palm Trees!
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 6/23/2006
LOL...But here they would be great roads...
Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/22/2006
hahaha plastic palm trees;-) what am I going to do with your dad Rufuz;-) I hope when he lets you wet on those trees they don't get destroyed.hahahaha
Reviewed by jude forese 6/22/2006
just ease on down the road, Ed ...
Reviewed by A PAX 6/22/2006
Ok what county has palm trees?
Is this something I missed????

NJ101.5 never mentioned it!!!

good poem..........ty for the links too
pax A

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