Poem: Round and About

Round and About

By Norma Cooper, Soldotna

I went to buy a map today

So I can sit and plan my routes

And figure out an easy way

To miss those pesky roundabouts.

To make a left, you must go right,

Then go around the other side

It doesn’t matter, day or night,

For that’s the way you have to ride.

Now Binkley Street’s a mess, I found

And detour signs are everywhere

We have to go the long way ‘round

So we can get right over there!

When winter comes, with falling snow,

And lots of ice, I have no doubts,

Then will the plows still have to go

Around those silly roundabouts?

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