“Metropolitan Nightmare,” Stephen Vincent Benét, 1927 (poem)

“Metropolitan Nightmare,” Stephen Vincent Benét, 1927 – (poem) Plants slowly insert themselves in the spaces of the city, and termites learn to eat concrete.

Comments: Available in Wondermakers and Hot and Cold Running Cities. Text online at Poets.org.

Author: Wikipedia: “Stephen Vincent Benét (July 22, 1898 – March 13, 1943) was an American author, poet, short story writer, and novelist.” Poets.org biography.


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