Word(s) On the Street

My apologies for not posting for a bit, but I was off in London! (Doesn't that sound jaunty?)

Today's post is dedicated to my two amazing tour guides:
Looking lovingly at each other over Mary Wollstonecraft  Godwin's grave - the exact place where Mary Shelley (author of Frankenstein and Godwin's daughter) was wooed by Percy Shelley.

While in London I did a lot of reading...ON THE STREETS!

The Brits are good about giving you kindly directions where ever you are:

On the walking paths:

Getting on or off the tube:

At the edge of every street crossing:

Opposite of what we are used to...
Particularly helpful ALL the time.

And their other signage is so civilized and polite as well:
Instead of EXIT
Instead of YIELD
They even affirm you via the sidewalk:
"Be More You"

Today's poem is a 'sign' of my appreciation to London:

head bent
eyes down
along the streets
words are found

"stay to the left"
"mind the gap"
both are hard
when reading a map

word on the street is
London's the best
lots of directions
for every guest
©2018, Bridget Magee. All Rights Reserved.


david edge said...

Thank you, nice poem - Anna sent a link to photos for you.

Joan and Bernie said...

Thank you for the memories of our recent visit to London. The pavement signs, among many things, are charming there.

Jeanette Rebello said...

I enjoyed the poem and the photos. So glad you had the opportunity to visit London with Anna and David. Thank you for sharing bits of your adventures with us. I love you guys, Jeanette

Bridget Magee said...

You're welcome! Thank you and Anna for a great trip and for the photos!

Bridget Magee said...

Yes, I was even more excited for London after hearing your positive experiences. My trip didn't disappoint. Thanks for commenting. =)

Bridget Magee said...

We love you, Jeanette! Yes, London was a must-see and will be a must-return-to. Maybe with you and Mark someday?

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