"I see nothing in space as promising as the view from a Ferris wheel."
It is an intriguing quote. Thoughts?
Added this later.
I can't describe just how I feel,
when I go round on a Ferris wheel,
the lights, they shine so bold and bright,
above the carnival grounds tonight.
My mood is uplifted into the air,
as my heart beats without a care,
I feel so free, as if I could fly,
with nothing between the ground and I.
The cool night wind flows in my hair,
the people look so small, way down there,
I hold my breath as I go over the top,
a feeling, surreal, I don't want to stop.
As fear escapes and I enjoy the ride,
I can't help but look down, over the side,
I am up among the stars and the moon,
an exciting feeling that ends, all too soon.
Elwyn Brooks White (July 11, 1899 – October 1, 1985) was an American writer. He was the author of several highly popular books for children, including Stuart Little (1945), Charlotte's Web (1952), and The Trumpet and the Swan (1970). In a 2012 survey of School Library Journal readers, Charlotte's Web came in first in their poll of the top 100 children's novels.
Oh my goodness, this is a beautiful photo. And the reflections, WOW!!!ReplyDelete
Thank you Ginny, I am happy you enjoyed it :)Delete
Much as I like his work, I would disagree with him. The constellations (and the moon) blow me away.ReplyDelete
We think the same way about this quote Sue :) I would have enjoyed his reasoning behind it. And I am always looking up at the moon and the stars.Delete
Definitely take ones eye that scene.ReplyDelete
It's a great sight when we first see it as we crossed the bridge :)Delete
Thank you Anne :)Delete
Well isn't that lovely. It sure makes a pretty reflection in the water too.ReplyDelete
Couldn't agree more Ann :)Delete
Pretty view, but I do not agree with the quote. The poem is cute. Take care, have a happy day!ReplyDelete
Agree with you on the quote Eileen. I was glad I found the poem to temper it, and I was interested in what blogging friends thought so thank you :)Delete
Such a beautiful view! Love the reflection in the water.ReplyDelete
Glad you enjoyed Angie, thank you :)Delete
A great photo of the colourful ferris wheel. I can't remember the last time I went on a ferris wheel.ReplyDelete
Thank you Diane, I do remember our last trip on a ferris wheel and that was in the cold weather months. It has been years and I haven't been on one since as I seem to have developed a fear of heights and enclosed spaces, but it's a fun memory.Delete
Awsome photo, of the ferris wheel and all that surrounds it.. great shot.ReplyDelete
Thanks Sandra :)Delete
Cant say that I got this oneReplyDelete
I think I'm still thinking about it Christine :)Delete
Fantastic image. But, e. b. Can have the ferris wheel & feel free as he wants ...not me. 🙂ReplyDelete
LOL! Wish he was still around so that we could tell him that Anni. Me neither!Delete
I have never had ride on a Ferris wheel.ReplyDelete
Only once or twice for me too Red :)Delete
Beautiful capture of this scene with the Ferris Wheel. It looks like a huge sucker you can buy at a carnival. It's been ages since I've been on a Ferris Wheel. The wheel in London in 2003 was probably the last time. Happy week to you!ReplyDelete
Glad you enjoyed it Ellen. It is huge, I'll have to do some research. I saw the London Eye but didn't go on it as the line was too long and I don't have the patience or the energy to wait in long lines any more. Happy weekend to you too :)Delete
What a lovely image!ReplyDelete
Thank you Jenn, glad you enjoyed :)Delete
That is huge.ReplyDelete
It is indeed :)Delete
This is a wonderful reflective photoReplyDelete
Thank you Linda, I loved that reflection. Have a couple of more photos to share of it some time :)Delete
That's a fantastic photo of the Ferris Wheel, Denise. Lovely reflection on the river! I used to love a ride on one when I was young, but I'm afraid of heights in my old age now. Lovely poem as always, my friend.ReplyDelete
Thank you Martha Ellen, and you and me both on the height issue my friend :)Delete
Great shot. I have not been there.ReplyDelete
Thank you Linda, it's a fun trip :) Not sure how far you are away from it though.Delete