Treasure Island

Atara Gedalowitz

(January 31)

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Have you ever raced against
Someone so much speedier
That the difference between you two
Was between glacier and meteor
And if you have,
Have you felt the thrill
Of watching brilliance at its best
Reaching higher still
Do know of the oft forgotten
Little treasure
That life brings with one's loss
Is a pure simple pleasure
Of being left very far behind
But knowing
That you've witnessed
A new feat be defined

Submitted: Sunday, June 14, 2009

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