At the old Carousel; Now gone ?
from ARRIVAL (Casa de
Haven't even seen the park in years.
But yesterday ! Oh, yesteryear !
How it shone and sang !
Its little jangling, singsong tune
Ringing up and down the paths nearby.
I rode the horse
And in the carriage, too.
Round and round, and sang
hummed its jingling tune
reached vainly in hopes of a ring
But there was none.
Then rode out over the fields,
past the children on line
And their parents waiting,
Gathered about that singular Merry-Go-Round
In the midst of Central Park.
© Copyright, 2011 Mary Barnet.
Bridge - Behemoth-Bash
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