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Fahrenheit NYC

has been sold to the highest bidder  
buildings are going up higher..  
rent even higher  
skyrocketing...politician pocketing bribes  
it's greed gone gluttonous  
with no logical thought in sight  
no insight whatsoever  
impending ecological disaster  
coming faster and faster  
all this 'progress' has become a drain  
on the infrastructure  
over taxed just like the residents  
strained to the max...  
trains coming to a complete halt  
power outages inducing  
outrage...heatwave heightens  
frustrations in this new age boil-maker  
the puss is coming to a head  
get ready for the blame game
the finger pointing..the scapegoating  
and the sugarcoating..  
the future ain't hard to tell  
everything is for sale  
in this tale of two cities on one island  
cuz soon the haves and have-nots  
will have a lot more in common  
with that common denominator being  
an extended black out...  
Written by Naajir
Author's Note
i was here for the '77 black was bad then
this looks to be way worse cuz of all the over developing
has taken a major toll on the infrastructure of the city
but this is something the politicians damn sure won't
talk about...

i really hope i'm wrong tho
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