Treasure Island

Christina J. Williams


Benjamin Wheeler


Benjamin fills our bodies with warmth and love.
As he swims through the coldness to bring us happiness.

He will get us soaked but Benjamin's smile will dry up all our pain.
As he meets some of the Beatle members in Heaven.

The lighthouses will then light up the ocean.
For a bright and spirited boy has swam into the arms of the Lord.

Submitted: Monday, December 31, 2012
Edited: Monday, December 31, 2012
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** This poem is in memory of Benjamin Wheeler, one of the children who was a victim in the Sandy Hook Shooting. Benjamin was a skilled swimmer, a Beatles fan, and loved lighthouses.

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