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Paradise

Totally green and blue
volcanoes made it, we already knew
islands daily, growing cultures
temporary tourist, battery charging vultures
mighty waves, hidden caves
gardens, and pardons please
bless you, napkins when you sneeze
white sand, nothing bland
along the shoreline, we ran
worlds apart, four island boat to chart
jungles and sugar cane
coffee with cream and sugar, not plain
night spots, little shops, flower crops
shoreline magic, surfing could be tragic
drinks, with umbrellas in your glass
dinner pig buried smash
understatement, of beauty seen
pictures to mount, glass covered sheen
paradise destination, travelers choice
communicated beautiful, listening visual voice

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Submitted by Sparky777 on June 08, 2021

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Brian Oliveri

I had written a large book of poetry that of which I have narrowed down to 175 poems. more…

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