Transporter – Take Me Back #dailyprompt #WP #memories


ChevyBelAir-TailFin-sm

Turn on the radio

and in my mind

I am in another place

a sector in time

drive down the coast

flip a uey and see

the tumblers waving salty

fingers at me

open the oven

flavor please

a time when I stuck my finger

in batter with glee

***

All the things you think are locked tight in the past. What does it take to release a memory, a voice, a taste?

For me it’s music, scents and places…

Cali coast
Cali Coast – L. Moon

( P.S. growing up near the beach in California was wonderful: The sights and smells of a carnival atmosphere on the Boardwalk , watching the California Brown Pelican as he glided above the water looking for fish on a beach inhabited by driftwood, or taking my joys and sorrows of life to the ocean .)

The post a day word press prompt is what transports you back to childhood

Thanks for the photograph of the Bel-air’s Tail Fin. Taken at a car show hosted by Bowlinonline.blogspot.com

“Cali Coast” copyright L. Moon 2012

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Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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  1. The radio is our escape and the music is always tuned to our memory. The right song at the right time reawakens those moments we shouldn’t have forgotten but did.

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