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Rated: E · Poetry · Travel · #2161079
A Caccia poem.
Virtual Tourist in Panama

Let's do the tourist thing in Panama:
visit the Canal,
and then Panama City.

We will watch as the the ships rise three locks up1
and descend three down;
and take pictures and selfies.

Near the Pacific entrance of the canal2
Panama City
invites our exploration.

Atop "the mountain of beautiful singing"34
the Baha'i Temple
beckons us to meditate.

Come with me to the Isthmus of Panama5,
virtual tourist
to Latin America.

Line Count: 15
Form: Caccia is an Italian hunting song. It is composed of random lines with ll, 7, and 5 syllables.http://poetscollective.org/poetryforms/caccia/.
Written For: "Around the World in Fifty-Two Weeks and "~ The Poet's Place Cafe~.

Footnotes
1  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panama_Canal
2  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panama_City
3  The Spanish name of the hill is la montaña del Dulce Canto.
4  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bah%C3%A1%27%C3%AD_Faith_in_Panama
5  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isthmus_of_Panama

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