Hunter Street Bridge

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Hunter Street Bridge
John Climenhage, 2001-2005
oil on panel
6"x8"
Hunter Street Bridge by John Climenhage, 2001-2005 oil on panel 6″x8″
Photo of Hunter Street Bridge, Library and Archives Canada
Hunter Street Bridge, Library and Archives Canada/PA-043512, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Hunter St. Bridge by Justin Million, 2021
Hunter St. Bridge

It’s about the few
who stop
at the center
of the bridge
and look over
familiarly―

if only we could see
the bridge
for what it is:
an opportunity
to walk away
from the center

and ideally not
throw yourself off
in the face of it;
the painting attached to this
poem a stretch of existing
between giving up

but maybe
having nowhere else to go
but
at least for a few
more years there’s
still one factory―

-JM


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