Treasure Island

Max Reif

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There Goes the Vacation


Like kings, we could
have sailed far seas
in cruise ships
of renown.

Instead, the space
between two teeth
we bridged
with dental crown.

Submitted: Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Edited: Saturday, April 02, 2011
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  • Scarlett Treat (8/29/2007 2:41:00 PM)

    Laughing out loud at the truth of this poem...and all I can say is this...as a parent (single one, at that! !) I missed many and many a cruise ship! ! ! Standing on the beach....watching them leave, and singing...'some day, My ship will come! ! ' (Report) Reply

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