Beach Girl


I Fell Into The Sky


As I awoke this morning, I fell into the sky

The ocean left right after me and gracefully rolled by


The elephants stood on their toes and did a little dance

Pansies grew up ten feet tall and frightened little ants


I hear the mountains packed their bags and moved to Oklahoma

Palm trees put on winter coats an left for Nova Scotia


Birds decided not to fly and ordered Mini Coopers

Clouds became immoveable and fell into a stupor


Rivers ran like two way streets confounding fish and men

Lemons, limes, they all grew sweet, causing kids to grin


Soon I awoke from this strange dream, and sighed a little sigh

Recalled the weird and wondrous as I fell into the sky

Submitted: Thursday, May 09, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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  • Freshman - 2,044 Points Bri Edwards (10/29/2014 11:39:00 PM)

    .... an left for Nova Scotia .....and? minor typo (-2 points)

    Rivers ran like two way streets confounding fish and men...........i almost laughed here :) :)

    dance/ants......good one i, too, might have trouble making a better rhyme with oklahoma; what is oklahoma good for anyway! ? oh yeah, brian johnston's birthplace, i guess.

    added to MyPoemList. this is my kind of poem; meaning one i can appreciate better than many. thanks for sharing. bri :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 761 Points Ken E Hall (8/22/2014 8:29:00 AM)

    This strange dream let out the bag a humerus funny look at sweet lemons and birds driving mini coopers with mountains moving... clever fantasy poem indeed...regards (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 126 Points Nika Mcguin (2/14/2014 2:50:00 AM)

    Lovely poem, its reminiscent of Dr. Seuss, just a tad less zany. This is definitely one for exercising your imagination lol. Love it~ (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 5,944 Points Roseann Shawiak (10/24/2013 2:10:00 AM)

    Totally love your gentle humor. Your poem has a rhythm all it's own. Great poem. Thank you for sharing it.
    RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,004 Points Khairul Ahsan (10/18/2013 10:44:00 PM)

    If it were possible to rate the readers' comments, I would have given Cassandra Jasmine's a full 10/10! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 24 Points Cassandra Jasmine (9/2/2013 11:14:00 PM)

    I love this poem so much! It sounds like a flowing river of honey. A beautiful fantasy.10/10!
    Cassandra (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Menime Soul..'d' Ugliloner (8/20/2013 9:49:00 AM)

    Excellent..wish i can say better words than that.. You've got a brilliant imagery and i swear i got lost in it. Beautifully penned packed with fun too :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 252 Points Briana Benner (5/9/2013 10:04:00 AM)

    I found myself really enjoying this poem. The prose was simple and clean, and it was easy to follow. The imagery was also very well done; enough to let us see what you're seeing without being overly descriptive, which would be easy to do for a piece like this. It has very good flow, and gives off a sense of whimsy that I enjoyed. It's a bright little piece, and I like it :) (Report) Reply

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