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Below is the poem entitled CAROUSEL which was written by poet daver austin. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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this familiar tune
sounds so weird

merry go round?
this thing    off by itself

every full time round
this odd face

choo choo whistles
frightening dissonance

off by itself
timeless riders

out of time
distant coaster rumbles

different time
different place

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  1. Date: 5/25/2012 5:28:00 AM
    Carousels do often seem to be apart from other hair rising amusements, Daver. A reflective piece...where one can allow their thoughts to turn around and around.:) Best wishes, Love, Mikki

  1. Date: 5/22/2012 8:36:00 AM
    I am stopping by your poetry to thank you for your kind comments on my writing. It has been a pleasure to read yours today Daver. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/21/2012 5:41:00 PM
    excellent, wishing i could pull of this many haikus in one sitting.

    austin Avatar daver austin
    Date: 5/22/2012 11:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Sometimes it's easier to write a bunch than just one good one. Thanks for reading my stuff. daver
  1. Date: 5/17/2012 8:55:00 PM
    oooh, this one is kinda twilight zone-ish!!!

  1. Date: 5/15/2012 12:19:00 PM
    Daver, I kept thinking of "Stop the World, I Want to Get Off." Life can be such a scary ride sometimes, and I like the mystery of how this carousell started by itself. Probably it was in your memory. Very nicely done, my friend. (I can hear that distant thunder rumbling.) Well done! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 5/15/2012 9:35:00 AM
    Daver, you are just going around in circles here my friend ha ha ..David

    austin Avatar daver austin
    Date: 5/15/2012 9:46:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    There is something malevolent about a carousel. Kids feel it, adults too. daver