I heard James Garner, one of my favorite actors, reciting this poem in the background of an ad for the Chevrolet Tahoe. I thought it expressed my feelings about cycling almost perfectly. I did an Internet search and I found that it was ad copy written by Patrick O'Leary for the Tahoe ad. A few days later I found the photo below and it just seemed to be a perfect compliment to the poem. Hope you enjoy both. -- Jim
Nobody Knows it But Me
There's a place that I travel,
Photo by Dick Verschuur http://go.to/dickenels
|Here's a letter I got from Dick Vershuur in response
to a message I sent to let him know I was using his photo:
While cycling thru the US, we stayed with people and occasionally watched TV. While in Macon, I saw the commercial you refer to, and for a few days I wished I'd remembered all the words.
b e a u t i f u l !
And now... you send us the lyrics! Strange huh?
Thank you very much! Please keep it on your website. From where we are now (Cuba) we cannot copy it.
Copyright © 2002 by Jim Foreman