Beauty of unwanted birth

Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything

when the pen of a poor poet
or a singer singing on the road
create flowers with
the most amazing smell
the most beautiful colour
fruits and berries
melting in the mouth
soothing all senses
past, present, all tenses
in a random unthought verse
unseen in the whole universe
even by the divine itself
she declares that
her unintended mission
to create humanity with
all its faults and absolute horrors
is accomplished
because of that moment,
unwanted children
became princes of the universe
for a random unthought verse
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Why Do Some Parts of New York Have So Many Subways While Others Have None?

Penney Vanderbilt and KC Jones: All About Railroads

In a word: history

by JOSH FRUHLINGER

Village Voice

The New York City Subway is the lifeblood of the city, yet it seems perpetually embroiled in crisis; though it’s currently caught in a terrible backlog of deferred maintenance, the city can’t function without it, as the mounting panic over next year’s L train shutdown makes clear. Yet as a circulatory system, it leaves certain limbs significantly undernourished. Why was there only one line for the whole East Side of Manhattan until the Second Avenue line finally opened last year? Why does the G train wind so lonely and awkwardly from Brooklyn to Queens? Why are the Downtown Brooklyn lines such a chaotic thicket of difficult transfers, while other densely populated parts of the borough, like East Flatbush, are devoid of service?

The answers are embedded in the subway’s historic origins. While you may know that the subway opened in 1904…

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