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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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    clayton and corbett
    whichever arrives sooner
    i’ll be castro-bound
    -paul brown @ tawdrytalk.com

    33 Stanyan [+]

    Once I rode this bus
    Ew. What am I sitting on?
    I’ll find a new bus.
    -Matt Foley


    You are like a man,
    I wait for you and move on
    and you pass me by



    Don’t give me the hand.
    I am not the one who’s late!
    Oh, wait — now I am.
    –Karen, SF Public Transportation Examiner


    drunk man with foot cut
    making huge pool of blood drip
    driver keeps going


    peak of the city
    found it on my way to work
    hungover, with coffee


    Yelling in the back.
    Urine stream heading my way.
    There’s no escape.


    once it de-railed
    on that u-turn fortyfive
    min of my life gone


    the longer the wait,
    the better the joy in it.
    hug your 33.
    – nextian


    Get Ready!! It’s here!!
    The 33 Hairpin turn!!!
    Round and Round and Round!
    — Nick Aster


    33 Stanyan
    I think I saw one today
    the flying dutchman

    33 Godot-
    You’re always waiting for it
    But it never comes.
    camper english

    Only a current
    Lifts us to this curve, silent
    over the city.

    we’re drinking too much
    devil’s curve up 18th St.—
    to now-painless Haight

    33 clings tight
    rounds hairpin turn with rails snug
    on the wires… this time

    Waiting and waiting,
    I leave to walk and it comes.
    Damn the 33.
    —Sara W.