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Brick, steel, saltwater....and ghosts.

I was a war baby.

My father worked at "The Navy Yard."

Not this one. Philadelphia.

When I walk around here the past is close.

Steam power, high voltage, drop forge.

Machinists, carpenters, fitters.

The Missouri, the Arizona, the Brooklyn.

Gantry cranes, Morgan Engineering, 25 tons. 1901

I know about that dipole antenna, now stripped,

for reaching ships at sea.

I want to make art out of all this, somehow.

Here is a start