Tell Me About This Poem At My Subway Stop!
January 23, 2012 3:37 PM Subscribe
Can someone tell me the author and history of this poem engraved into the bricks on the floor by the inbound train at the Davis Square T stop in Somerville MA?
posted by shushufindi to media & arts (4 answers total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
This is the poem I'm taking about:
At 7am watching the cars on the bridge
Everybody's going to work. Well.
Not me. I'm not
Going to work
Who is James Moore? When was this poem engraved? What is the history of the poem? Why is it there?
It's great that such a pessimistic poem is there right at commuters' feet. Is this guy not going to work because he's staying home to write, or his he going to jump?
This has been on my mind since early December. I've grown to really love these lines.