Amusement Park Symphony

May 23, 2011
By twix.n.pixi.stix7 GOLD, Stewartsville, New Jersey
twix.n.pixi.stix7 GOLD, Stewartsville, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"you can dream big
or you can dream small
the important thing
is that you're dreaming at all"
~me! haha i wrote that :)


T h i s p a r k
o f a m u s e m e n t s :
t h e c o n s t a n t s o u n d s
o f r o l l e r c o a s t e r s
speeding by
a n d t h e
screams and shrieks
of the riders
d o w n b e l o w ,
p o p c o r n m a c h i n e s s h o u t
pop
pop
pop
a n d c h i l d r e n
beg
t h e i r p a r e n t s f o r s o m e
whining
crying
throwing a tantrum
u n t i l f i n a l l y
t h e y g e t t h e i r w a y
munch
munch
munch
a n o t h e r d i s t a n t s c r e a m
and the creak of stroller wheels
and the chatter of people
and the squeak of turnstiles
and the roar of engines
a s e v e r y o n e e x i t s t h e p a r k
a t c l o s i n g t i m e
a wonderful day
of wonderful sounds:
a m u s e m e n t p a r k s y m p h o n y


The author's comments:
Hi! our Language Arts class read the book Love That Dog and had to write poems based on the ones in the book. This one is "inspired by" Street Music by Arnold Adoff

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