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. . .the rustic whim of jaded city-dwellers.
                                            -Roland Barthes

dwelling in or dwelling on
differentiating the unsimple
variance [which, of course,
makes all the difference].
Shadows and alleys and rats.
That's what I like the best.
One, Two, Three, Four, Five,
everyone contributing their quota.
Every time I plant a seed him say
What do you mean by mountainous fugues?
    while all the while
the young man was flaming out his thoughts
beneath the billboard,
next to the rusted fence.

[Partial source text for "city-dwellers" comes from Robert Browning's Poetical Works.]