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  one ways
by Debby J Rosenberg
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
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*stairway photo by me
perceptions from a recent visit to San Francisco

I’d forgotten the feeling of

life in a city

where sirens and car horns

invaded the senses

one way streets and crowds of people

a random offering of multiplied realities

where every perception’s intensified


My softer edges seemed to tatter

along the borders of chaos frequencies

changing as quickly as neighborhoods

one can only surrender

into its rip tides

and laugh at its absurdities

all the while sensing

its potential for oblivion




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Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader) 12/12/2009
Incredible poetry Debby. I remember those stairs. Chestnut Street I think?? I used to live right up the street on Chestnut and Hyde, top of Russian Hill. I miss it.
Reviewed by D Johnson 11/19/2009
nice poetry, well said.

Reviewed by Art Sun 11/4/2009
The city can be like a clustered makes one feel the noise and loose the inner calm...

nice work Debby...

Art Sun...
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 10/23/2009
I used to thrive in the big cities / New York / LA / New Orleans / etc. / No more / I have outlived the hustle and bustle and the noise and the danger / My days are much calmer / My mind is much more at peace / Beautiful poetry . . .
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 10/22/2009
Great write with good images and portrayl. I can see and feel what you've written!.. Give me country life any day!...M
Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 10/21/2009
i feel this one, debby. i relish the clean air, space, peace and quiet of where i now hang my hat. i only venture into the chaos when needed and for "cultural" stimulation... ;-)
well done.
Reviewed by jude forese 10/21/2009
there are many sanctuaries in a large city where you can hear a pin drop ... you just have to know where they are ... believe it or not, in new york there's a multitude of havens where you can meditate and transcend the chaos ...
Reviewed by Felix Perry 10/21/2009
I can sure relate to this, after giving up my rancher in the burbs with deer in my back yard and racoons in my garbage to move into an apartment on 14 floor surrounded by highways I too sometimes feel like a deer in the headlights.

Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/21/2009
San Francisco will make anyone wake up and vibrate;-) Excellent poem Debby, love your description and the pic!
Reviewed by Gordon Rosenberg (Reader) 10/21/2009
Thank God, I'm a Country Boy!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/21/2009
one can only surrender
into its rip tides
and laugh at its absurdities

If one can do this then perhaps one can "survive" life in the city. Personally, it scares me. I know I am fortunate to live on this mountain. Thank you, Debby. Love and best wishes,

Reviewed by Georg Mateos 10/21/2009
From my house I can hear the fog-horns in foggy days, otherwise the only claim of discomfort I have about living in a city, even in a small port city, are the darn seagull leaving vowel's discharges on the top of my new washed car!


Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 10/21/2009
yes, the city is so much different-it is busy and stimulating in a sense but i feel fortunate to live in the country-i enjoyed the write, especially the last line!

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