Fly Me to the Moon

Renewing old acquaintances.


I heard that my friend Carlo
now resides on the moon.
I hope to go and visit him
as early as May or June.
 
I have to send an e-mail
to Richard Branson, Esquire
telling him a first-class seat
is one that I really require
 
on his inaugural moon flight.
I hope the journey is smooth
but if there is turbulence
a glass of bubbly will soothe.
 
My mate hails from Rome
and has the fantastic idea
to be a gastronomy pioneer
and to open a lunar pizzeria.
 
High up in the atmosphere
I’ll be truly on cloud nine
and know that his excitement
will be greater than mine.
 
I will hear his booming voice
yelling, “Welcome, avanti.” **
and celebrate the occasion
with a bottle of vintage Chianti.
 
 
 
 
© Luigi Pagano 2021
 
 
 
** come in! in Italian

© ionicus 2021
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Bhi

Luigi, i love the idea of a “lunar pizzeria” and look forward to an invite to the opening!

Dodgem

Can I have pepperoni on mine?

Griffonner

Despite the fanciful, and humorous nature of this, Luigi, I couldn’t help myself for questioning how on earth (moon) Carlo is going to grow his tomatoes before Branson’s inaugural flight? That was, of course, until I went bonkers with it and realised that he might have been watching too much Nigella and her monnblushed tomatoes (whilst quaffing his ‘Tuscan Moon’. Hic. 🙂
Allen

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