Tom J. Mariani

Rookie (January 1948 / San Francisco, CA)

The Rest Of Our Vacation In La And San Diego - Poem by Tom J. Mariani

You know I didn't want to be
The cause for our need for Imodeum D
Since I displayed the symptoms first
I'll tak the blame for finding the curse

I could have brought it with me
Or caught it after we landed
Months planning our vacation
Getting sick seemed underhanded

We didn't take the Tijuana shopping tour
Montezuma found us anyway
Just because Cortez kicked his butt
Is no reason to ruin our day

Even with the unwanted wake-up call
We survived with medication the Saturday mobs
Venice Beach and Hollwood made us glad
We knew we could go home to real jobs

Beverly Hill and La Jolla made us envious
The airline flight from SF made you panic
The Del Coronado made us want to return without Montezuma
For a vacation more romantic

Looking back our vacation was fun
But restful not
Half our time sight-seeing
The rest sitting on the pot


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  • (10/13/2009 3:43:00 PM)


    Tom... something we can all relate to... [she said with a smile].

    Shirley
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 8, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 23, 2011


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