Category Archives: BRIDGES

Morandi Bridge

It happened in a rainstorm A cloud burst of a day A massive bolt of lightning And the great bridge it gave way Over the Polcevera river 150 feet Cars and trucks came crashing down An apocalyptic feat All this … Continue reading

Ingenuity

Iron and steel and concrete And ingenuity All the right proportions And made so generously Up against the climate The weather and the sea The wind that howls into the bridge With such velocity The sky its there and closing … Continue reading