In The Circle Game by gardenfolk

In The Circle Game

Yesterday a child came out to wonder
Caught a dragonfly inside a jar
Fearful when the sky was full of thunder
And tearful at the falling of a star
And the seasons they go round and round
And the painted ponies go up and down
We're captive on the carousal of time
We can't return we can only look behind
From where we came
And go round and round and round
In the circle game.
...Joni Mitchell

This wonderful carousal has 42 whimsical Cincinnati-centric characters that make up Carol Ann's Carousal. It is an amazing work of art featuring original artwork by Jonathan Queen, a local artist, with panels depicting animal characters playing in one of the numerous and beautiful Cincinnati parks. Additional panels celebrate the many Cincinnati historic landmarks. The carousal is housed inside a glass building so it can operate year round. It was built by Carousal Works in Mansfield, Ohio, the world's largest manufacturer of hand-carved wooden carousals.

My photo doesn't do it justice. This carousal is the prettiest and most detailed one I have ever seen! It cost 1 million dollars and the glass housing was 4.5 million dollars but only $2 for a ride.

Joni Mitchell sings The Circle Game
Looks amazing! That song runs through my head all the time too. Great combo!
June 21st, 2019  
What a wonderf and colourful carousal I bet its had many happy people riding round and round fav:)
June 21st, 2019  
Gracious - this should be world famous! A destination for travellers! fav
June 21st, 2019  
Great capture...fav
June 22nd, 2019  
What a gorgeous eye-catching carousel - just brings a smile to your face to see it.
June 22nd, 2019  
So pretty.
June 22nd, 2019  
Beautiful carousel
June 22nd, 2019  
June 22nd, 2019  
What a beautiful carousel, I love the colours.
June 22nd, 2019  
I love our carousel. I wish we had time to ride it. Many wonderful photos of it though. And a great charm. ❤️ Thanks for posting your photos. A trip down memory lane. It’s fun to see what you’re picking. This is a beautiful, detailed pic!
June 22nd, 2019  
Great carousel!
June 22nd, 2019  
lovely shot.
June 22nd, 2019  
I used that song with a carousel shot as well!
June 23rd, 2019  
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