by Baloney Bill
Stop and smell the roses.
Advice for Travelers
Small signs mark the way.
Travel slowly or you will miss them:
spring flowers, summer cloudbursts,
fall butterflies, winter whiteness --
all blur to green, brown, or gray
when viewed at sixty-five miles per hour,
with eyes straight ahead and the radio blaring.
The prudent traveler takes time
for the tiny signs,
which makes the journey