[Poem a Day] “Clean Energy”

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Those energy plants off the Garden State Parkway have always been an eyesore, but as a kid, you just sort of see things differently.

The smoke bellowing from the high stacks would just sort of blend in with the gray sky on cloudy days, and I thought for sure that there was some weather magic at play whenever we’d drive past some days. The occasional spurt of flame from a chimney was a daytime firework – nothing more.