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from a frankfurt bridge



The sun is setting,
but the bankers have long been home already.
their role in the worship of capital
awaits their morning return
to the cubbies in the spires of money.
Still, the shoulders they stand on
keep working
plying the even more consistent waters below
I smile
without everything that made this scene possible
I would never be here to see it.

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Inspired by a city sunset on the eve of a flight home.

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Submitted by KevinMarston on June 02, 2021

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Kevin Marston

I've been teaching English in Warsaw for more than 17 years, but now doing translation, proofreading and online writing (Wattpad, Scribd and Medium). I actually submitted these poems more than 19 years ago on the old-old poetry.com website; it's great to see them come to light again! more…

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