Thursday, October 22, 2015

The State Fair is Here!

The State Fair is Here!
By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee/@GeeGranny on Twitter

Laughter, giggling ... squeals of delight
Carnival sounds ... hit the balloon with the dart!
Rides going round and round ... music blaring

Nip in the air making all foods cooking smell good
Give me a sausage dog with onions, peppers please!
It's here again ... the State Fair is here again

Exhibits, cars doing tricks, animals too
Colorful lights ... big shows, bands playing, dancing
Thousands of smiling faces, hearts full of joy

The State Fair is here!  The State Fair is here!
I think I'll have a funnel cake too
Corn on the Cob, big Turkey Legs, Fried Pickles

Children being measured for rides
To keep them safe from falling off
Ice Cream cones dripping down their arms

Pigs racing ... the biggest alligator ... shortest woman
Homemade fudge ... pies, cakes too!
Cooking contests ... judges getting to taste all

The State Fair is here!  The State Fair is here!
Thousands of people going to have some fun
Get their favorite foods they craved all year!

Note by this Author:

The State Fair is here ... I wish I could be there.  I've had an accident that fractured my knee cap that may prevent me from going.

I was looking forward ... excited waiting for this time of year to do Fall things.  Sometimes ... life gives us a twist, a turn ... we go in a different direction.  For now, I take one thing at a time.

Photo/poem owned, written by me.  Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee


  1. I have always loved fairs. Unfortunately we don't have them here. Thanks for the memories. A most delightful poem.

  2. We could have had a lot of fun at the State Fair. I probably won't go this year either. Maybe next year we will b able to go. We had tons of fun the last time we went--remember? Love, Ms. Nancy