Friday, July 17, 2015

The Familiar Question

Written while in line for Apollo's Chariot at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. 
The rattle-tat of track and chain
Herald the approaching train,
While screams of terror echo back
With the last car's clackety-clack.
As I step into my seat,
I swear it shakes beneath my feet.
And as it starts its creeping climb,
A familiar question comes to mind:
"After all the time I spent in line,
Why the heck am I on this ride?"


  1. Having just gone to an amusement park two weeks ago, I can vouch the accuracy of this. ;D

    1. Hehe, glad I'm not alone. What amusement park, BTW?

    2. We went to Waldermer Park. I know you asked Ghosty but we're sisters in case you didn't know. :)

    3. I didn't know you were sisters, no. And I've never heard of Waldermer Park, but I just looked it up and it looks fun!

  2. I LOVE roller coasters! Nothing makes me feel more excited than zooming through the air at top speed! XD Did you have fun?

    1. On the roller coaster or at the park in general? Both answers are yes, but the first is a qualified yes ("Yes, though I was terrified most of the ride as well"), and the second is a wholehearted yes ("YES, it was totally AWESOME!")

  3. Although I'm not one for amusement park rides, I did get a kick out of this. Great descriptions!


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