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They told him to build
Towers like angels,
To watch over us,
Over the city below.
The city grew around them,
Though they stood,
Spreading like bacteria,
Petri dish escapees,
Outwards and upwards,
That once sheltered
The angels look up,
A great stone-metal cage
So, At last,
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