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November of 2007 was full of dust and dirt. Construction work was happening nearby, and it seemed to be endless. It affected my allergies – very negatively – and made me sick. Naturally, I complained about it online (in the form of haiku).

Construction workers

causing gigantic dust storm

right outside

November 12, 2007

Sinuses on fire

Thanks to construction workers

Making dust mountain

November 12, 2007

The noise continues

From the loud machine used by

Construction workers

November 12, 2007

Now have a headache

To go with the wheezing. Thanks,

Construction workers!

November 12, 2007

Seems to be no end

To construction work that is

In front of my house

November 12, 2007

If I were healthy

I’d go out and scream at them

They’re lucky I can’t

November 12, 2007

Focus energy

Wishing that machine would break

So the noise will stop

November 12, 2007

Little do they know

I made a video of

Construction workers

November 12, 2007

Shouldn’t be this loud

From inside my house with doors

And all windows shut

November 12, 2007

They just fixed this road

About the same time last year

Now, they’re back again

November 12, 2007

Construction workers

Should have to supply me with


November 12, 2007

Construction Dust is a post written by Jen Thorpe on Book of Jen and is not allowed to be copied to other sites.

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