Muni Art 2022 Poem - The Changing Light
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This poem is intended to be read with indentations on most lines. If you have low vision or other vision issues such that this typography is not accessible to you, a left-justified rendering of this poem is available.
The Changing Light
The changing light at San Francisco
is none of your East Coast light
none of your
pearly light of Paris
The light of San Francisco
is a sea light
an island light
And the light of fog
blanketing the hills
drifting in at night
through the Golden Gate
to lie on the city at dawn
Lawrence Ferlinghetti, "The Changing Light." Reprinted with the permission of the author. All rights reserved.
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