Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted January 12, 2018

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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


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.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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