PROJECT REBUILD


PREVIOUS TENANTS

ARCHETYPE

Big boxy houses far ahead of your  
time; unabashed ugliness forsages
a new retail style - the big boxy store -  
much later.  

          Mass-produced dwellings, blank pages  
in a library full of dreamers' books  
whose lives imprint their hopes upon the walls  
with landed gentry fantasies; "let's look  
like we belong," they whisper in these halls  
of wall-to-wall polyester.  

                          My Dad  
sold out our big, draughty old-timer house  
for two floors of newer wallpaper-clad  
Burnaby mediocrity.  Thus roused  
from comfort, I fled the new family scheme,

searching ever since for a self-made dream.

DW Chang

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BIO:
Particularly fond of metrical verse, although loving all forms of word craft by those with the talent for it, I'm just another one of those who can't do, so I teach.