On the other hand the penitentiary.
Sante Fé trains and Alton trains
Between smokestacks on the west
And gray walls on the east.And Lockport down the river.
And part is man's.
The river course laid out
A thousand years ago.The canals ten years back.
Makes three stripes of silver
Or copper and gold
Or shattered sunflower leaves.
- Talons of an iceberg
- Scraped out this valley.
- Claws of an avalanche loosed here.