My husband and I spent the long holiday weekend in Chicago visiting my youngest daughter and her boyfriend. I captured a few moments in words and pictures.
Chicago, a city of old and new,
packs of people
in an array of colors
speaking different languages.
Chicago, a skyline of high rises
and shore lines,
crowds and space.
Chicago, a city of many flavors,
fresh brewed beer that tastes of flowers,
“If you call them frites, they are good for you.”
Chicago, an artistic expression–
mosaic faces in the train station,
invitation to stop and see.
Chicago, miles and miles
holding on to history,
museums and parks
for playing and learning.
is the person
Keep her safe,
teach her tolerance,
peace, and kindness,