|Yvonne Lewis with Arlee Bird who proudly shows off his autographed copies of her two poetry books.|
This Thursday past I had an experience extraordinaire.
I met a blogger whom most all of you do know.
The lovely Yvonne Lewis of poetry world fame
Was here in L.A. and to see her I did go.
She was staying downtown, so I took the train
And consequently was early to the place.
So I decided to look around the hotel,
When in the lobby I saw Yvonne's smiling face.
I was there early and so was she,
But we recognized each other right there.
We hit it off like long time friends--
We had so much conversation to share.
We talked about traveling, and music, and squirrels;
Of Daniel O'Donnell, and blogging of course.
Then we were joined by Yvonne's brother, Keith--
Who is a musician who plays the keyboards.
They opted to visit that famed tinsel town--
Hollywood. It's just a short trip away.
The day was just right. It was sunny and mild.
We walked from the hotel to catch the subway.
|Yvonne Lewis and Arlee Bird on Hollywood Boulevard across from Graumann's Chinese Theater|
Preparations had started for the Oscar Awards.
Bleachers were set up on the renown Boulevard.
Hollywood was abustle with hustlers in costume,
With tour guides and tourists from around the world.
We walked several blocks looking at stars--
And by that I mean those stars on the walk--
To see who we knew and who we did not
And as we walked, we talked and we talked.
When we reached the next subway station,
We boarded the train with feets all aweary.
Back at the hotel some last photos we took,
And though we were tired we still felt quite cheery.
We bade fond farewells and said our goodbyes.
It was nice to meet Yvonne after all of this time.
After all she was my first A to Z sign-up in 2010
And now she has me blogging in rhyme.
|Back to the hotel after our tiring Hollywood trek we bid fond farewell.|
I want to thank Yvonne and Keith for a lovely visit and hope we will have the opportunity to meet again. I hope you had a good holiday in the States.
Now let's head on over to Alex J Cavanaugh's blog and see what he's cooked up for us.