|blue on the Eastern ridge||.||quarter Earth|
|unfenced perimeter||.||flag hangs slack|
|ten thousand diamond teeth||.||taste tailings|
|discs sputter etched||.||annealing outside|
|furnaces refilled||.||all the long day|
|drone transport||.||slung back down the black well|
|solar zenith||.||the wind no one hears|
"One of the more enjoyable fads to watch in the 90's was every city's desire to create a silicon-based moniker... Silicon Alley and Silicon Hills were probably the two best remembered (New York and Austin, respectively) but every city from Baltimore to Bombay came up with something."