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What I Love About Docklands - Dec 17/Jan 18

06 Dec 2017

A Bridge Not Far Enough Away

By Lori Fellows

What is this news that I hear?

The govt’s latest crazy idea!

An ugly tram bridge over the river

80,000 more folks to deliver!

To develop the place called Fishermans Bend

This will surely be the end

Of life as we know it at Yarra’s Edge

Please don’t take our little green wedge.

Across the river a tiny patch of green park

Will most likely disappear in the dark

Dozers will arrive and make a mess

No more green where you can de stress

How can they make these bad mistakes

Can we stop this, put on the brakes?

 

We hardly have any parks and grass

This part of the city has real class

Every day a photo shoot

Don’t take away this attribute.

I am loathe to say this but,

The marina will virtually have to shut

No more yachts sailing quietly by

The metres they quoted surely a lie.

 

Thousands, even more, people on trams

All squished in like “sardines in cans”!

Trams are already filled to the brim

Push and shove and you might fit in.

We moved to South Wharf for a peaceful life

We don’t want sirens blaring rife

No ambos, police and fire brigade

None of us want this reckless downgrade

Trams screeching all night and day

Beside the playground where little ones play

Traffic lights on Lorimer, you’ve got to be joking!

The traffic there is already choking!

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