i thought vacation meant leaving the country
for two weeks
asking the natives
where they ate
because they knew where to find the best food
living in saginaw
vacation means going to detroit for the day
asking bag ladies
and that guy who pees all over Woodward
where they sleep at night
because they know
where to find the most amazing buildings.
The Cathedral District (proper) is a large area as designated by 1980's district maps on file at City Hall.
I decided to designate a portion of the district under another name to clarify the "where" I am writing of. I am sure there are interesting happenings - I *know* there is a rapidly disappearing wealth of interesting buildings - in the Cathedral District as a whole, but it is the smaller tightly settled and connected portion framed within Washington, Hoyt and Genesee that I see on a daily basis. And that is what I mostly write about: My neighborhood with its quirks, and the rare interesting trips away from home that might be of interest to those who live nearby... Entries whose titles are [bracketed] are currently being edited for consideration as a collection of published poems (duplicated non-bracketed titles are the original thought or impression that came prior to the poems). Please feel especially welcome to comment and critique these entries; the assitance of extra eyes is most welcome!Visit. Read. Comment. Please:)