The Call Of Coney Island

Taking in the rich history of Coney Island is a project.  First, you need to get to Coney Island.  Second, you need to look up at the ceiling at Stillwell Ave.  Third, you need to walk outside into the bright sunlight, take in the music, the barkers calling for game players, the small old buildings, and the aroma of fried everything.  Eat ice cream.  Eat cotton candy.    Eat marshmallows coated in peanuts and coconuts.  Eat salt water taffy.  Basically, eat everything.  Then walk out onto the pier.  Watch the waves.  Take in the wind as it increases in force.  Take in Coney Island.

While there, watch the dancers.  Join in.  And when the sun goes down, cheer for the fireworks. 

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About Christina

Poet, blogger, writer, editor, professor
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