Michael Gale

Rookie (? / Chicago Illinois/Oklahoma City.)

Drive-Ins On The Fourth On Many Years Ago Well Memories. - Poem by Michael Gale

July fireworks bring together families and friends
for a much needed vacation from worries and work.
Picnics at and on the lake just for memorie's fond taking.
I remember the days of old when watching a movie
outside amongs't the stars and moon.
Playground equipment of a slide and swing
nestled right next to an entraptment framed
sandbox.Oh to be youthful and exuberent again.
Lightening bugs flickering into the night.
Today's movies consist of many smaller theatres
jam-crammed tighter together than a can of
sardines. An alignment of multifleck'd multiplex
light beamed shows across the screens.
Remember when Fizzies were the rage-Just
dropp them in a glass of water and sniff the
boquet of different fruit flavored bubbles would
tickle the nose. Ah yes, different flavors of instant
soda pop in a colored aluminum or plastic glass.
Just like Alka-Seltzer-only better tasting.
Can you remember back wearing shorts and
igniting sparklers and black pills of instant snakes
arising from the sidewalks or street.
Yes those times were just real amazin', and real, real neat.

Comments about Drive-Ins On The Fourth On Many Years Ago Well Memories. by Michael Gale

  • (3/18/2006 10:13:00 PM)

    Funny but yes I remember. And even took my children.
    Thanks for the memory in full screen!

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 18, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 18, 2006

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