Storybookland by Gareth Wilson

My brother’s oldie-but-goodie deserves a close reading

The amusement park Storybook Land in Oregon.
The Enchanted Forest in Turner, Oregon (artist’s own image).

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Plastic castles six feet tall.

The animatronic band playing music in the hall.

Reality crept up oh so suddenly

It was enough to startle me