sort of inspired by the mountain goats' going to songs. i am no john darnielle. i just pretend.

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going to oakland

going to oakland
across the East Bay, to home,
seals singing their joy.

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going to detroit

going to detroit,
burnt out shell of a city.
once proud, left behind.

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going to new york

going to new york,
bustling city full of life.
darkness falls at night.