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A Day of Adventure

by Dr Angel Adams, Dr Patricia Papciak

“Not just a white little
tucked-in-tight little
nighty-night little
turn-out-the-light
little bed
instead …

a Bed for Fishing
a Bed for Cats
a Bed for a Troupe of Acrobats.

The right sort of Bed
(if you know what I mean)
is a Bed that might
be a Submarine
nosing through water
clear and green,
silver and glittery
as a sardine.”

– From The Bed Book by Sylvia Plath

The word “adventure conjures up many different ideas for different people. The first thing in our heads might be something that happened on a camping trip or a vacation somewhere. Why is that? Is it that something happened that was unexpected? Sometimes we hear people say, “Well I had quite an adventure today.” And then they tell of a mishap on the road or someone extraordinary they ran into while out and about. Books are often entitled, The Adventures of … and they tell stories of intrigue, real or imaginary. Read more