Failed attempts at beauty
of place, there are unique answers
to specific questions. How can I fit
my family into this place?
How can I live on the land
allotted? What can't I afford?
How to emulate the look
of elsewhere, to be of.
Dreams in the form of a green lawn.
Once more to a new place,
this time further east, with the same hopes.
What is the sum of 8 and 8:
It's your turn! Move into the poem. Renovate it. Knock down its walls. Put your spin on it. Make it your own.