Morgan Michaels Poems
|1007.||Yin And Yang||7/14/2013|
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The Ideal City
Consider this marvel of Renaissance wit:
The Ideal City, by Lucian Laurana-
See how the canny master contrived in it
To lead the eye along the polished piazza
Back to a single point on the far horizon
By dint of planes, formed ny the great arcades
Of noble pallazi, their window-lit facades
Tinted shades of gold and green and dun;
At center fore, a temple, double tiered
Whose coffered, greatly-pedimented doors
Are gained by a shallow flight of marble stairs;
All around, the whole is pillastered
By half-coluns crowned by leafy capitals
While over the ...
From 'The Double' I
Soon a bell chimed and the seat belt light flashed on. The pilot's genial voice boomed over the loudspeaker.
'Ladies and gentlemen', we are about to begin our descent to Jose Marti International Airport. Please take your seats, insure that your seat-backs are in their upright position and that all carry-on luggage is securely stowed away. We should have you on the ground in twenty minutes'.
The flaps angled down and the nose of the plane sank gently. There came the click of seat-belts buck