Thursday, September 17, 2009

Somehow you'll escape

The Waiting Place…
… for people just waiting.
Waiting for a train to go
or a bus to come, or a plane to go
or the mail to come, or the rain to go
or the phone to ring, or the snow to snow
or waiting around for a Yes or a No
or waiting for their hair to grow.
Everyone is just waiting.
Waiting for the fish to bite
or waiting for wind to fly a kite
or waiting around for Friday night
or waiting, perhaps, for their Uncle Jake

or a pot to boil, or a Better Break
or a sting of pearls, or a pair of pants
or a wig with curls, or Another Chance.
Everyone is just waiting.
That’s not for you!

Somehow you’ll escape
all that waiting and staying…

--Excerpt from Oh, The Place You'll Go by Dr. Seuss

1 comment:

  1. "Remember one thing, the dream you can see
    pray to be, shake this land...
    We can all be free
    Maybe not with words
    Maybe not with a look
    But with your mind
    But with your mind..."
    Lyrics from Cat Power's song, Maybe Not.


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