Slide Mantra, Bayfront Park, Miami

Mantra

Happy, sad, angry

repeat to realise it

what life is for you 

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Photo: Slide Mantra, a monument in the Bayfront Park in Miami. Made by American sculptor Isamu Noguchi for the Venice Biennale in 1986. The marble sculpture was installed in Miami in 1991 and remained intact until 2005 when Hurricane Wilma damaged it. It has since been resorted.

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Metromover railway track in downtown Miami

Perfection

All straight paths heading

unperturbed, ever boring

as life is a train

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Miami has a free public transit system called the Metromover. Although a slow mode of transport, hundreds of locals take the Metromover across the city every day. Each car/coach can accommodate about 30 people and it has no seats. Almost all Metromovers I saw had only 2 cars, but there were a few single ones as well.

Miami airport

Preach

Say it with flowers

preach wellness and happiness

all that the world needs

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Photo: Miami International Airport

Liberty

Boat rides in the Bayfront Park, Miami
Boat rides in Bayfront Park, Miami

As boats tied to shore

away from reality

tied to dreams are thoughts

Erasers for sale at the Bayfront Park in Miami

Eraser

Mistakes will be made

and many fingers pointed at

forgive still, erase