Tag Archives: history

Change

Change can caress your mood Can undermine relationships Can be underhanded Can rattle in the pockets of your mind. Expectations warn of failure, Past failures warn of doom, yet change presses on Seeking new challenges Promising new opportunities Assists in … Continue reading

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Detroit Madonna

The  Lady  stands on the roof of the south tower Now a beacon to those freeway bound Oversized and bright to signify her power Within the church and community hound. Atop the corbelled, carved parapet Her gilding gleams a bright … Continue reading

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Primitive Legacy

A primitive people Once roamed this shore This land was quietly owned Lovingly embraced The creatures respected Natural resources godlike. What remains of their path? Shabby remnants! Street names City parks Long-forgotten legends Fill dusty books! Where are their faces? … Continue reading

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From the Sixth Floor

Across the skyway Silvered glass stories reflect The ancient and the modern the old and the young Businessman, homeless one Those ready to contribute Those who gave up long ago Fresh Opportunity Past Achievements The glass meets the horizon Exposing … Continue reading

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Rails

The trains burst through the backyards Followed the river’s path Brushed by forest growth Season after season Dependable interruptions You could set your watch to Igniting adventure dreams Riding hometown teams Sent boys off to war Took lovers afar A … Continue reading

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McGregor Library

MCGREGOR LIBRARY Bronze doors There is a curtain billowing in the wind Through a window that is broken once again The building should be protected and covered in light For the pillage that occurs there at night A spectacular example … Continue reading

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Streets of Detroit

Criss cross patterns provided paths that many have traveled through the decades (too numerous to mention) winds swept the sidewalks and the the rays of the sun broke through brick and mortar; danced off glass and glistened. An evolution of vehicles … Continue reading

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