I can not think of a traffic spot that more people talk, complain or wince about more than our very own Asbury Circle. It brings blood to the boiling point on a daily basis.

They say that anger and pain has been behind some of the greatest art that was ever made, so I thought I'd write a little poem to the Asbury Circle. Maybe it would help me vent my frustration in a more constructive way, not that I consider bird flipping or cursing not constructive.

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So this is what I came up with. Let's see if this does anything to help us deal with the Circle From Hell in a better way. Enjoy.

You are the center of it all

The black hole in the dark

The dreaded Circle of Hell

In beautiful Asbury Park.

 

You draw your victims from everywhere

Anyone who has to drive

You terrorize equally 

On 66, Asbury Ave. and Route 35.

 

You thrive on the bedlam

You love confusion and pain

You randomly choose victims

While we can't get into our lane.

 

You laugh at us all

Turmoil makes your day

And before we know it

We're driving the wrong way.

 

Oh, Asbury Circle

What you do isn't right.

You make us wish

You were just another traffic light.

 

There were definitely other things I wanted to say, but I tried my best to keep it family friendly. Imagine that. Keeping the Asbury Circle conversation family friendly. That's almost as tough as getting from Asbury Ave to Rote 35 South.

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