shayarisms4lovers June18 32 - Poets United Midweek Motif ~ City

Poets United Midweek Motif ~ City

“But a city is more than a place in space, it is a drama in time.”— Patrick Geddes “The fact that over 50 percent of the residents of Toronto are not from Canada, that is always a good thing, creatively, and for food specially. That is easily a city’s biggest strength, and it is Toronto’s unique strength.” — Anthony Bourdain Midweek Motif ~ City In the eyes of a poet what would a busy city look like? A dream or a nightmare? Is it easier to integrate and interact with others or is it a place for the aliens? Will the poet ignore the bodily glamour and glitter and all those lucrative amenities and rather strike up a conversation with the soul of the city? Or will not? Or what is your kind of city? Have a city air in your poems today: City Trees by Edna St. Vincent Millay The trees along this city street, Save for the traffic and the trains, Would make a sound as thin and sweet As trees in country lanes. And people standing in their shade Out of a shower, undoubtedly Would hear such music as is made Upon a country tree. Oh, little […]

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