Airport Human Zoo.

Teresa Whitney 1951 (Tacoma)

Awaiting at the airport,
About a half past seven,
Checking in my baggage,
Nothing at all like heaven,

The porter there, he helped me,
Lifting bags of weight,
He asked me where I am going,
My ticket had the state,

Papers were exchanged,
Money handled too,
What a crazy riot,
The airport human zoo,

Departing the loading zone,
Heading for the gate,
An awakening surprise,
My head began to ache,

The ticket agent told me,
You are fifteen minutes late,
Your plane has since departed,
Oh for goodness sake,

Emotions soaring big time,
I wanted just to scream,
I took a seat instead,
Upon my bags I leaned,

Seats were over booked,
They put me on stand by,
All that I could do,
Was sit, and wonder why,

Watching people traveling,
Going every where,
It did not seem to me,
They even had a care,

I wondered right that moment,
If others even knew,
Their at the crazy home of,
The airport human zoo.

About this poem

this poem is about the hustle bustle being at an airport

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Written on August 12, 2021

Submitted by jeennybabygirl6982 on August 12, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme xaxa bcdc xexE xcxf bcxf xxxx xgeg dhbh xexE
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 852
Words 164
Stanzas 9
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4

Teresa Whitney

Born and raised in Washington State as well as growing up in S. California, I now reside in Mooresville N. C. for the past 20 yrs. A wife for 30 yrs before loosing my late husband, a mother of 2 son's , grandmother of 6 children & great grandmother of 2 . College educated with an AA in Drug and Alcohol Counseling. A past owner of 2 state licensed board and care homes for the elderly. I have traveled the U.S. over and settled in North Carolina. My family is here and new friends I have made over the years. I am an avid Poetry writer enjoying all styles of Poetry, looking forward to having my 1st Poem book published soon. more…

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