“Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.” ~ J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

10.16.2011

there was a parade yesterday



there was booty shakin'


and a tractor breakin'. down.




there were tubas and top hats and too-tired twirlers,
jumpers and yawners and mis-marching marchers,
babies on shoulders,
and boy scouts and horses,
paper rose dragonflies,
and a princess (of courses!).

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there were marching songs
and cymbals clashed backwards,
and that gary glitter song from all the football games,
(baseball too),
and once when a float stopped in front of us,
its speakers were blasting the talking heads'
wild wild life;
it felt like a seventh inning stretch but i only danced a little.


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5 comments:

  1. Looks like so much fun, especially the booty shaking.

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  2. Man! Looks like a great time was had by all!!!
    Thank for sharing, it brought a smile to my face!

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  3. What was the occasion? It's ok to dance full out, all the way.

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  4. lots of big smiles. love the dog photo! and yes, how can you not smile?

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