Treasure Island

Philip Charles Brown


If I Was White


If I was white, i'd be rich
get a shovel, make a ditch
fill it up with water
workin like I oughta
Build my castle therewithin
And then it would all begin
If I was white, I'd have a maid
Go and get myself spade
and dig a hole where dirt once laid
put all my treaures there within
and there it would all begin
If I was white
I'd shine so bright
A mirror facing the sun am I
I lighten up all the sky
and there it would all begin
If I was white
and you were not
and I did not know what the world has taught
I would love you
and share with you
my castle and my treasure too
I would shine so bright for you

Submitted: Thursday, January 31, 2013
Edited: Friday, February 01, 2013
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  • Titi Dale (2/1/2013 7:39:00 PM)

    This is a great presentation of someone's wishes, great rhyming mixed in making it more interesting! I hope to read more like this! (Report) Reply

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