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Avonte Oquendo New Yorker

January 17, 2014

Avonte Oquendo

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25a. Missing teenager/
#Avonte #Oquendo found/
Mere earthly remains/
#haiku

25. One boy’s tragedy/
Implicates our city’s scale/
Mysterious death/
#haiku

26. A little boy walked/
Away from his school unwatched/
& ended up dead/
#haiku

27. Autistic skill sets/
Hide full human emotions/
#Avonte, I weep!/
#haiku #avonteoquendo

28. Though he wouldn’t speak/
#Avonte was still a child/
With all life’s promise/
#haiku

29. #Schools do a great job/
Though they can’t do ev’rything/
Give them all a #raise!/
#haiku

30. Better paid workers/
Ensure our children’s safety/
Cheapest isn’t best/
#haiku

Dim Empire State

August 3, 2012

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38. Waiting for a change/
Hoping my heart will decide/
I want to improve/
#haiku

39. Becoming better/
Is possible if I try/
Different actions/
#haiku

40. There’s no mystery/
Behave better: be better/
One day at a time/
#haiku

Back To City Two

August 2, 2012

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Returning back home/
Resuming daily routines/
Seeing diff’rently/
#haiku

17. Walking the same streets/
Seeing the same detritus/
Loving differently/
#haiku

18. I observe little/
Change that makes differences/
But still I have faith/
#haiku

19. Cities’ momentum/
Hurtles humans forward to/
The place that they were/
#haiku

20. The repetition/
That cities facilitate/
Revelatory/
#haiku

21. The revelation/
That repetition provides/
Is hidden in work/
#haiku

Resistance

June 15, 2012

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Studying the world/
Illegible resistance/
Is scrawled all over/
#haiku #graffiti #notrespassing

Seven Train Shines

February 3, 2011

Third rail icicles/
Are arcing like Broadway Lights/
On the seven train/
#haiku
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Sunnnyside Tulips

April 4, 2010

Endangered Species

February 19, 2010

Ghanesh’s Bike (with bell)

January 27, 2009

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Subway Fashion Felony

April 8, 2008

Subway Fashion Felony