Windy City Tribute
High above the city,
Bird’s eye view from Willis Tower
I see the grid of ‘Chicago-land’
With end-to-end traffic in rush hour.
From centuries past to present,
The landscape and skyline sing in time
About the raw history of the city,
And the pits a people had to climb.
So, we walk the Mile to take in the sights,
From the Museum Campus to Navy Pier
With taxis, trains and trolleys in-between
Shines light on the city’s frontier.
Yes, course the grid through a storied town,
Where Sue resides and statues dance alive
As one park to the next
Seagulls to pigeons soar to thrive.
The city captures the imagination
With graffiti marks all around
And architecture to take your breath away,
While you journey through downtown.
So take a gander at the shiny Bean
For an epic view of reflected glory,
As you walk through the city
And take in story after story.
Now, I must bid farewell
To a city on the Lake,
The city of open fire hydrants
To wash away the heat’s ache.
Yes, my dear Chicago,
I enjoyed our time to contribute
To the story God writes
Throughout time’s Windy City Tribute!
~By: AJ Wagoner