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The big city

Reaching the big city,
i saw the globe bustling and rebustling,
as it circles and recircle;

the business men,
stairing their storey offices;

school children,
reciting their new codings

commercial caps,
running into steet labyrinths,
as passengers destination varies;

the traffic man,
dancing and breaking,
as vehicles speed and slows
at rush hours.
pop! Pop! Screaming horns.

Apprentices,
prickled by the sun,
as the receives chides,
showing they're late;

Canteens,
polishing their environs with aromas from conglomerated condiments;

watchmen,
clutching their bikes
as they speed home
to meet their soured meal;

contestants,
checking the feeds,
as few return with smiles and others in grim and disappointment;

churches,
praising and chorkling in prayer,
and seeking a rosy day;

'Big cities,great dealings'.
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