Treasure Island

Adeline Foster

(Instructor of poetry, Hagerstown, MD)

.Sea-Shell Shope


She sells those sea shells
Along the sea shore
Cheaper than the sea shells
At the sea-shell store.

It's a shop-keeping nation
In a shop-keeping world.

Shopkeeper, Shopkeeper
What will you do
When all of your neighbors
Are shopkeepers too?

Submitted: Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Edited: Friday, October 12, 2012

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