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The recreated Peace Plaza, in Downtown Rochester, Minnesota, with raised lettering on the pavers, has raised eyebrows, brought appreciation from some, and scuffed knees to others. It's one of the Destination Medical Center projects going on in town.

Rather than traffic in angry comments, I thought it would be fun to see what the inhabitants of Spotted In Rochester could come up with if given an opportunity to express themselves.

James Rabe - TSM
James Rabe - TSM

I said,

"Creative Opportunity!" How 'bout a rhyme, poem, limerick, or haiku that tells us how you feel about the raised lettering in the Peace Plaza?

And holy mother-of-pearl did SE Minnesota come out to play. You can see the whole post here, but the very best of the best are in the gallery below (chosen by a team of judges within our building...some slight editing for curse words has happened)

LOOK - Peace Plaza Ponderings and Poetry That Say How Rochester Feels

The reaction to the completely re-done Peace Plaza in Downtown Rochester, Minnesota has been passionate. In this gallery, you'll find people finding their voice through free verse, Haiku, song lyrics, etc. Enjoy.

As always, if you have a comment, complaint, or concern about something I wrote here, please let me know:


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