By / Photography By James J. Connolly | May 01, 2018
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sprig of flowers

There! against the sky
Just at the hill-top
Is the end of the world!
Approach it slowly
On this smooth wide road—
Who knows what is on the other side?
Startling it is how the road
Leads to the hill-top
And ends so boldly, clear, against the sky.

Editor’s note: Dr. E. Alma Flagg, a noted educator, civic leader and poet, shared an enduring belief in Newark and its citizens, as noted on

Reprinted with permission.

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