300 Washington Street is going, going…

“…..they’re tearing down, tearing up 

this city, block by block.

rooms cut in half
hang like flayed carcasses, 
their old roses in rags,
famous streets have forgotten
where they were going. only 
a fact could be so dreamlike.
they’re tearing down the houses
we met and lived in
soon our two bodies will be all
left standing from that era.”
Excerpted from Adrienne Rich’s
“Like this together”

Talking Ed Note: This picture and excerpt comes courtesy of p1ywood.  It’s hard not to feel some sadness and loss with 300 Washington disappearing.  It was a beautiful structure with Hoboken history.  

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