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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

roller coaster

roller coaster
a high rise
where it used to be
[First published in Frogpond]

11 Comments:

Blogger polona said...

ha, i wonder if that's comfortng or unsettling... it certainly has meanings beyond theobvious

10:29 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

When I was a kid, polona, things like roller coasters were supposed to last forever.

4:44 PM  
Blogger Masago said...

A description of the US election (to come)?

6:02 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

change everywhere Bill
john

12:53 AM  
Blogger Magyar said...

History overcome by change, I wonder if value exists there. _m

9:10 AM  
Blogger haiku-shelf said...

"...supposed to last forever..." -- memories ...

in the moment we see a big change, a breakdown ... security is gone ...

a sigh,
Angelika

12:54 AM  
Blogger jem said...

Thats progress apparently. I think that visually and poetically the roller coaster holds far more appeal.

5:58 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Vaughn, John, magyar, Angelika,and jem. No allegory, political or otherwise intended, but, as Robert Frost once said, a poet is entitled to anything a reader finds in his poem.

11:27 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

.. broken?

12:39 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Gone with the wind, tikkis.

9:05 PM  
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6:09 AM  

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