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Bricks and Mortar

At the corner of Pallet Factory and Rubble Field

By C. E. FintusPublished 2 years ago 1 min read
Bricks and Mortar
Photo by Sincerely Media on Unsplash

Scattered bricks and mortar

Rubble field corner to corner

Too heavy for the truck

Might get stuck in a rut

Bones of downed building

Large equipment wielding

No need for a sorter

For scattered bricks and mortar

City bus glows blue at night

Passengers protected from their evening plight

Headed home headed to work

Sometimes it’s tough to see the perk

X and V-shaped legs and arms

Cross with their scurry legged dogs

They sniff and root around the trees

Those dirty pits of the city streets

A tire heist on the corner

He stood hoisting black rubber

His glowing muscles they did wield

Near Pallet Factory and Rubble Field

By BP Miller on Unsplash

Swirling colors on a brick wall

Rows of painted cinders standing tall

Deep reds and purple with green they meet

Sick graffiti just across the street

A cautious walk through the plot

Added metal and glass sparkle and dot

Like mountainside scree but only shorter

A city's history of bricks and mortar

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About the Creator

C. E. Fintus

Draw • Paint • Write • Build • Parent • Cook • Urban Dweller • Not always in that order

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