View the new rubble of Old Dinkytown;
One can witness history’s deconstruction firsthand.
Cars, trucks, dust, dirt and trash,
Catalyst set in motion for cash.
Landmarks traveling by the bucket load
Motives directed by greased-tainted plans
Expats return to these unfamiliar lands
Sidewalk seating on patios
Leisurely sitting patrons relax
Hotels and High-rises impose
On storefronts that won’t last
Coming up from the ground
These trite hollow dwellings
Capitalistic stories in stories;
Transparency of circumvention, they remain—foretelling.
Few set about shaping a city of many with their money, their interests, and their greed.