Travel Plans

There are places competing to fulfill

Your dreams, rooms to house

Your fantasies, landscapes to offer

Their fruits – a courteous sidle

On a busy sidewalk, the overripe

Breeze of open sea, the piquancy of

Green mountain meadow peeking out

As clouds furl past, the golden

Hue of new places, glinting gold

Off stucco walls and water’s rippling

Surfaces, and treasures coveted and

Hidden, glowing, fecund within.