Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #59 – “cycle” (posted by Kim)
The on-line dictionary defines the word ‘cycle’ as:
(noun) a series of events that are regularly repeated in the same order;
(noun) a complete set or series;
(verb) to ride a bicycle;
(verb) to move in or follow a regularly repeated sequence of events.
You can have a monocycle, a bicycle and a tricycle.
You can move in cycles; events can be cyclical; our fellow dVerse bartender, Björn, is an avid cyclist; and there is a range of intriguing words beginning with ‘cyclo-‘ to indicate a circle or ring.
Look cool revving up
a bike. Some alarm red,
some banana yellow,
on two wheels. Helmets,
shirts, a plethora of
leather. Weave through
traffic. Never felt freer
than riding on back
of a motorcycle, hair
blowing behind, arms
holding on, trusting–