high rises
sky scrapers
is it human
reaching up
or is it too
crowded here?
glass buildings
how fragile
are we?
always under
and repair
grey city
can’t escape?
the concrete
paved roads
and the traffic
and the noise
and the litter
with nature
which was
buried or
when we laid
of concrete
cold hard grey
and when we
stretched out
spanning wires
and constructed
tall structures
over our heads?
street signs
where are we
now going?

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Joyce is a second year Arts student who may be found observing and pondering, and sometimes writing. She enjoys the language and music of creativity, as well as many of its colours and flavours, including the bittersweet taste of art that raises awareness of our human fallaciousness.

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