Aleksey Dayen


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1. Pyramid On Wall Street 4/13/2004

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Pyramid On Wall Street

On the crossing of Exchange
Place and Broad Street,
I looked up and
spotted
a pyramid
at the top
of a skyscraper,

a pyramid
like the one
on a Mexican postcard.

I was in a hurry
but stopped,
lit a cigarette
and stared at
the clash of cultures-

a foreign symbol
of the past
on top of today's
icon of progress-
a pyramid from
the ancient Yucatan
at the tip
of the center
of the world's
financial center-
Wall Street,

a pyramid-
painted yellow
by sunbeams-
the reason
I was ...

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