The thrill seekers

on this sky-high roller coaster

could nearly touch the clouds

before they zoomed back down the track.

Their screams and laughter

echoed all the way down

and into the ground

and up through our feet

and out the tip-tops of our heads.

That sound of letting go,

the joy of taking that plunge

is contagious.

When it winds its way

into your soul,

waking up the spirit inside,

you simply can’t help but look up.