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City Planning

Rating: 4.1

This new software is great.
I have the power to remove
homeless people by clicking
on the shopping cart icon.

I can remove intrusive new
mega-developments by clicking on
that pile of developer’s money on
the mayor’s desk.

And look: You can give the crooks
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Linda Preston 28 March 2005

Well the idea is interesting- don't think the enjambments work. Whilst the Orwell reference adds a sinister tone it might have worked better to extend this metaphor further.

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Rich Hanson 22 February 2005

This is excellent. An enjoyable and thought-provoking read.

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Carol Shaw 22 February 2005

Michael, This poem is so thought provoking. Really enjoyed reading this. Honestly I nearly called a friend of mine who is a planner to ask if I could check out his computer thought I may like one of those ;) A pleasure to read you. Carol

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Christine Magee 22 February 2005

This is so creative, Michael, with very powerful messages. Chrissie

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Lenchen Elf 22 February 2005

OOOOO, pithy, a subject that enrages me, good read

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