Treasure Island

Suzanna C Chevalier

(4-18-1966 / Elizabeth, New Jersey)

BIG TOMATOE


When I was about five,
I thought tornados came alive.
Alive into a big tomato with legs,
walking up the hill to where I lived.
Waiting anxiously outside my front door,
I was afraid but wanted to see more.
I imagined a big gigantic tomato coming up the street,
I thought it be cool and thought it be neat to see.
Wind starting blowing and sky became still,
the birds disappeared, I began to feel chills.
I imagined Big Tomatoes footsteps going boom, boom,
My family hid in the basement in the family room.
Sleeping downstairs was fun for me,
we were all together as a family.
Now Big Tomato never did come,
But I have fond memories of a night of fun.
Written by Suzanna C Chevalier on May 25,2011

Submitted: Monday, April 08, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, October 09, 2013
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