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Filling In Empty Space

Rectilinear streets connected
empty sights and the unexpected
housing tracks, multiple designs
awkward names as street signs
some kind of contest staged
construction workers with tools engaged
having toured the city
all the plans passed the committee
really cool drive around town
down the streets and back around
each track, unique characteristics
supplies plentiful, shipment and logistics
land owned, previous farmer
lock tight rooftops body armor
wishing to know the whole story
who built the older houses of glory?
Laid out in half mile blocks
parts, of a larger city box
designs, transferred to another place
newer styles filling in empty space

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Submitted by Sparky777 on June 05, 2021

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Brian Oliveri

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