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Irritated subway riders can now turn their frustration into poetry. Vent Your Inspiration calls on riders to compose poems about what they want to improve about the subway system and what they appreciate about the MTA. Contestants have until Monday, November 20 to send in their work. The MTA totally stole this idea.

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