The Wheel in the Sky
What is the purpose of a ferris wheel? Engineering marvel? View from the sky? Carnival ride for the children?
The wheel turns. The clock's hands move. Sand in the hour glass falls. We grow a day older, a day wiser-no longer young and wild, but sensible and melancholy. The wheel turns yet again. The lathe of the heavens spins on the edge of a thin dime.
Everything in the world twists and turns-even the world itself turns on its own axis-how can one possibly stop the spinning madness? But to find the top of a giant wheel in the sky and enjoy a quiet moment, suspended, that's entertainment.
It's one of life's simple pleasures. Enjoy the view.
Text by: Carol Schiraldi
Photo by: Timothy Neesam