kids on a dilapidated merry go round

The Old Steel Gate

How many
little boys have
passed tickets

shouting their delight
through this old
steel gate?

red yellow and blue tarp
old steel gate

boy on a merry go round

an old steel ticket booth

© 2017 Melinda J. Irvine

Written by Melinda J. Irvine

Melinda J. Irvine is a freelance writer, poet, and blogger — writing slick sales copy for clients from all over the world. And blogging poetry. In her spare time, Mel is busy building (and writing) a free online learning centre for the marginalised kids of Estancia, Philippines.

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