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World Poetry Day Collaboration with The Thirsty Poet

2 London Wall Place

March 18, 2022 - April 21, 2022

The Thirsty Poet

For World Poetry Day (March 21), Brookfield Properties collaborated with The Thirsty Poet, to create a poem, titled No Longer Groundhog Day, that inspires one to re-imagine and re-explore the City of London. From hidden pubs, to Roman-built walls, London raises the bar on spots to explore more!

Practiced throughout history – in every culture and on every continent – poetry speaks to our common humanity and our shared values, transforming the simplest of poems into a powerful catalyst for dialogue and peace.

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No longer Groundhog Day

The Commute, The 9to5

Same stuff different day,

The mundane.

with

Thousands of Heads down.

On the Weekly round and round

the daily grinds been ground,

back and forth

Commuting across town,

another ground hog day

But what happens if you look around and

 

Change the eye line,

Of an ever changing skyline

tube lines are tube ride,

Past stories of high-rise

Switching your life lens.

To Refocus and

Readjust the aperture to capture

The forgotten,

Hidden Stories

And mysteries

A lifetime of histories.

This city is

the place for me.

 

Built with landmarks

Landscapes

Buildings surrounding that skyscrape.

 

See this city

Mixes contemporary

ancient to post war,

Raises the bar

On spots to explore more.

Like a city centre Roman built wall

Nestling the days of old

With new age opposed.

Winding highlines

realms through space and timelines

at arms reach with a change of an eyeline.

 

So Look up. Look out.

Have a new outlook.

Your vision will become clearer

The Visibility of

This city has more than you see if you go nearer.

 

Step off and explore.

Reimagine the mundane

morning commute.

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Date & Time

March 18, 2022 - April 21, 2022