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 Category:  Commentary and Philosophy Poetry
  Posted: January 12, 2018      Views: 158

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New Subway in New York
"New York's Second Avenue Subway" by jppoet
S u p e r c a l i f r a g i l i s t i c e x p i a l i d o c i o u s
Exuberates New York's joy over its Subway, 2nd avenu e
Connecting Coney Island with upper Manhattan, NY c
On stern and steel wheels, all along from to and fr o
No fare ever does exceed $2.75 to any destinatio n
Do seize an early train, so a seat there can be seize d

All weather is no worry, whether snowy, rain, etceter a
Venice doesn't have one, nor does Bydgoszcz or Telavi v
Except Switzerland has one that sells chocolate and chees e
Neptune has the notion for an aquaway within some ocea n
Under undulating waves, somewhere close to Honolul u
Eager piscatorial fish would use it to conserve on swish tim e

Sesquipedalians aver "overSubwayfication" is subtly seriou s
Undermines Earth's upper crust supporting me and yo u
Bereft of brawny backbone, it will break, implode, succum b
Why rumble, trench and tumble in Earth's tummy there belo w
Are N.Y.C. citizens now jubilant with this new metro-ferrovi a
Yea, they duly say HOORAY for this superb baby subwa y

Acrostic Poetry Contest contest entry


Author Notes
Commemorates the inauguration of New York City Second Avenue subway in 2017.
Note the acrostic sculpture of each First and Last Letter!!
Bydgoszcz is a city in Poland, fascinating to me by its spelling.
Sesquipedalians are lovers of Long Words.
metro-ferrovia is subway in Italian.
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