“On Katrina Anniversary Recovery Takes Hold” (Robert Moyer)

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Ninth ward
rows of streetlights shine down
on nothing

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Headlines:

“On Katrina Anniversary Recovery Takes Hold” (New York Times)

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Poem by Robert Moyer (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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  1. Laurence stacey

    Stunning poem Robert! Your use of “nothing” in this poem really drives home the poverty and desolation of the ninth ward. Excellent work.

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