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... Dog God 8hate ... Dog God 8hate Male, 99, United States (3/9/2014 8:18:00 PM)

Unbawdy Bowery

Who else knows those lordly looks,
those grand but hidden views
as I, I in such a bemoaning walk
and down to 30 Bowery, that ...
the sacred old vicinage now profaned.
It's horrid betrayal, supplanting
the old New England Hotel
and with such/this contemptible stray.
Modern concepts assumed sophic
but dull ... void ... an affront
to a sensible mind.

Stephen Foster lived there in 1864,
but alas, shameful humanity has lost
their cause, and ... moving on and on
at what's inimical - their disguised
doltish quest.

Sacred magnificence, washed away,
vanquished by muzzy-eyed
inventors, they in their duped
circumstance, how they render
hallowed roads
ragged.

Stephen Foster lived there,
for god sake, where's his
venerable old mansion ...

that, the old ...
New England Hotel?

._.

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  • Frank Ovid Rookie - 1st Stage (3/10/2014 12:40:00 PM) Post reply

    My Great Great Grandfather Ovid would have loved you. So rhythmic!

  • Stan Grossman Rookie - 1st Stage (3/9/2014 9:46:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    There's about a million things that are right and original and humorous about this poem. (Who is the 'I'??) - ('muzzy-eyed inventors'?) Nice job!

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    • ... Dog God 8hate Rookie - 1st Stage (3/10/2014 3:24:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      SiR (Stan?... Jerry?) ... such generous applause rouses. As for the I ... it was " I" who knew curious delight in what's (the) mystical; an adulation for that hidden voice, ineffable e ... more

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