of ferris wheels and roller coasters
it started with wheels made of rocks
rolling down grassy hills
chased by boys in sparse clothing
whooping and hollering for the damn
thing to stop
such imagination led to saddles for
elephants and chariots for horses
led to rickshaws powered by men
led to river boats exploring the
I remember walking beside caesar
back home via the appian way
I remember shadowing jesus
riding his pony into jerusalem
there are plenty of magic carpet
rides to steal upon
taking you back to that exact
place where you remember
witnessing everything for the
very first time
december two thousand fourteen
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like a lot, very imaginative 🙂
thanks so much bonnie!
This was like stepping back in time. Unique and powerful.
Thank-you for commenting on this rather unusual piece, Kim. I suppose all roads lead to everywhere!
Maybe this is what makes humans unique.. our migratory ways.. there is that streak that have been part of mankind through history,
Yes, I agree – and soon we will be visiting Mars.
Oh I wouldn’t want to go to Mars. But I’ll be glad to read about it, and look at the pictures. 🙂
I agree – the trip to Mars is a one-way ticket.