Treasure Island

Marilyn Lott

(5-28-42 / Washington state USA)

A Country Trip


Have you ever taken a trip
That you just cannot forget?
No matter where you travel
This place was truly a hit

Well, that’s the way it was
While driving to Hitchcock
On that country red dirt road
Such peacefulness I got

Open fields along the way
Cattle gazed right at me
A lonely bull out in a field
Seeing what there was to see

Wildflowers with such charm
The air so fresh and pure
Yep, whatever ails you, friend
This could possibly be the cure

So if someday you find
You can’t seem to get a grip
Hop into your vehicle
And take a country trip!

Submitted: Thursday, February 07, 2008
Edited: Monday, December 23, 2013

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  • Bob Blackwell (11/22/2008 7:10:00 AM)

    I was born in the country, after years of city living, I have returned to my rural roots and now live in a small country town. Our drives and trips are frequent so I can relate to what you've written. Thank you for a lovely poem. (Report) Reply

  • Thad Wilk (2/7/2008 6:34:00 PM)

    Hi Marilyn! ! Nice write! You describe a pretty picture with your pen! Thanks for sharing! !
    Best regards Friend Thad *10*! ! (Report) Reply

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