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A Break for the Breakers
 
We laughed in the backseat of that ragtop Ford
as it chewed up the highway, mile by mile.
The ultimate destination we now move toward
will keep us upbeat and giddy for a while.

Escaping the din and suffocating heat of the city
is more or less like our dreams coming true.
“Ninety-Nine Bottles of Beer”, our sing-a-long ditty,
we’re now passing around beer sixty-two.

We pass pastures and rickety barns full of hay
and count electrical poles by the score.
Four travelers enjoying the sights on the way
to the great North Pacific seashore.

The brochures have told of the sights we’ll behold,
along with an idea of the costs we’ll incur.
It didn’t take much convincing before we were sold
on this road trip to majestic Big Sur.

Home in the midlands can’t offer a sight such as this,
nor the sounds of surf exploding on rocks.
The smell of salt riding high on the wafting sea mist
provides citified noses welcome sensory shocks.

Twenty-Five bottles is the round we now sing,
we spot that long awaited welcome sign.
Sharp eyes track down the odd gull on the wing
as we whoosh across the California state line.

The four star inn of our plans looms straight ahead
quite stately, yet with a discernible charm.
All we really require is a shower, comfy bed
and a crackling evening fire to keep us all warm.

Check-in was dispatched with a determined haste,
unopened luggage left just inside the door.
There’s so much to see and not a moment to waste,
natural eye-candy was what was in store.

We made our way to the very tip of a crag
and our breath was just sucked from our lungs.
Those here before us were given to brag
but its praises far surpassed those they had sung.

The sights and smells overwhelmed the senses of all,
as did the sounds of sea lions and harbor seals.
We challenged the tor edges, never fearing a fall,
wanting to take in all this vantage point would reveal.

This trip of a lifetime surpassed what we had planned,
one could never be truly prepared.
The splendor offered up on the very edge of our land
should be honored, cared for and shared.


This is submitted for the Adventures challenge

By AlwaysMyWords

© 2008 AlwaysMyWords (All rights reserved)

 

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