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    MUNI is the San Francisco Municipal Railway. MUNI Haiku celebrates and shakes a fist at all that is good, bad and curious about SF public transit.

    The world-famous and locally-reviled fleet is made up of gas buses, electric buses, connector buses, historic streetcars, lightrail trains and the iconic cable cars. It's complemented in some parts of town by BART, the subway that connects SF to its outskirts.The creator of this site absolutely worships the Italian orange F Markets.

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    Early morning ride
    I’m on the bus by myself
    Revel the silence
    - paul brown @ tawdrytalk.com

    21 Hayes [+]

    here’s my bus ride home:
    board at the Phelan Building
    off at Laguna
    –paul brown @ tawdrytalk.com

    flip-flop handlebar
    cello player’s rested hands
    drag queen bar ahead
    - paul brown @ tawdrytalk.com


    Orpheum’s doors are
    open. Show-goers file out
    into the cool night.


    bus passes me by
    any time from 8 to 9
    always late for work

    hipsters and remnants
    of the Hayes once gone sit on
    brown seats, real tired.


    boyfriend singing now
    all I can think is ow, ow
    sound is deafening


    Each morning I look
    Find your wedding band still there
    See me, man in shades


    I love downtown
    I hate to wait for you bus
    Get your sh*t 2gether
    –Nathan C.


    Stopping Every Block
    To work in forty five min
    On Bike it takes twelve


    21 to beer
    Screaming teens drive us off bus
    Why is this so hard?


    Mid-day twenty-one
    a sunny ride down market
    marred by the cursing


    coffee-stoned men,
    briefcase full of poetry–
    dreadlocks and ties.

    5′s little sister,
    so demure and infrequent,
    paints her nails all black.


    whisking by again,
    morning 21 hayes full.
    scheming to hijack.