I felt the burly city too,
Of brick and horns and sirens,
Of rusty metal and broken glass,
Of monolithic stone reaching
For the underside of space,
And despite the raw strength of it all
I longed for the simple vibrancy
Of trees and grass.
Published in Dare to Soar, 2013. Available at any bookstore worldwide.
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DE Navarro teaches poetry and runs a poetry WordShop™ at We Write Poetry™