poetry critical

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Random Poem:

An Urban Romance
absurdist

Air-conditioner refuse drizzled down
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from dizzying rooftop heights,
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onto parking-meter paradise
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not too far from..
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..an evening, well-spent
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lying on a park bench,
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next to a phone,
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(not the epitome
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of a telephone)
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with you
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on the other end of the line;
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and your sleepy voice, refusing
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simply to be drowned,
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by the clamor of conversation
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buzzing all around.
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And hiding noiselessly in the bushes
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-along with the absurdity of tomorrow-
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were rats who eat right through you.
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