Traveling Man

If only there were a device

That enabled time travel

Not some poorly made crackerbox

But like H. G. Wells’ Time Machine

Or Doctor Who’s TARDIS

Or Mr. Peabody’s Wayback machine

Or Doc Brown’s flux capacitor

That could offer me safe transit

From now back to the past

And forward into the future

And back to the present again

No limitations

Nothing circumscribed

I’d be in my element

I’d be healthy, wealthy, and wise

The profile of an admirable man


Written for these daily prompts from yesterday: Ragtag Daily Prompt (time travel), My Vivid Blog (crackerbox), Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (transit), Your Daily Word Prompt (circumscribe), E.M.’ random Word Prompt (element), The Daily Spur (healthy), profile

14 thoughts on “Traveling Man

  1. donmatthewspoetry September 15, 2022 / 3:31 am

    Billy thinks he can do a flux capacitor. He knows a lot about capacitors………

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  2. Sadje September 15, 2022 / 3:31 am

    Even without a time machine, you’re a successful man.

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  3. Nope, Not Pam September 15, 2022 / 3:53 am

    As long as you don’t get time travel sickness

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  4. Maggie September 15, 2022 / 5:22 am

    Well done! As a fan of all things time travel related, I am impressed.

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  5. Ron. September 15, 2022 / 5:33 am

    I’m not going to sing praises for this fine work until tomorrow, but I guess that as a time traveler, you can hear them now, eh?

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  6. eklastic September 15, 2022 / 6:07 am

    For sheer comfort it’s the TARDIS for me! Also for its consciousness. And I wouldn’t mind one or two doctors in the package.

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  7. Irene September 15, 2022 / 6:39 am

    I loved seeing all those time machines, awesome post! Of course, I always coward away from the concept because of the butterfly effect.

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  8. The Autistic Composter September 15, 2022 / 12:24 pm

    Goodness, l misread this line and thought really that’s lucky then!

    Nothing circumscribed …

    Then l reread it ….

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  9. Carol anne September 18, 2022 / 12:07 am

    Wouldn’t it be wonderful? I’d love it if there was such a device!

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