Detroit Rising

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by Emma Lena 10847826_10204097605779129_5778214870993055034_n

moon still out at 2 in the afternoon gray clouds hover over Detroit people manage to smile standing in their flood ruined basements as we throw boxes of their life away

 

 

abandoned10849773_10204097603379069_6767499101820580149_n burnt houses boarded up windows with eyes watching don't stay in Inkster after 4 o'clock keep an eye on your person be weary of the night

 

it's a hard knock life a city once booming fallen so far but if you stand on the right street and listen to the right person speak you can hear the whispers of hope the songs of Motown the rumble of the Ford factories among the despair the sun is rising

 

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