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A Tropical Paradise MAG

September 10, 2008
By Madison Fisher PLATINUM, New City, New York
Madison Fisher PLATINUM, New City, New York
28 articles 2 photos 2 comments

Lying on the beach
With sunglasses on your face
Shielding the harsh sunlight from your eyes.
You cover your skin with SPF 25.
Sand makes its way into your sandals,
but you don’t mind.
Off in the distance music is being played
on steel drums.
They set the mood of your whole vacation:
You see the boats drift by with their brightly
colored sides
And you hold onto your tropical drink that tastes
like bananas
With its tiny umbrella hanging off the side.
It makes you smile.
You wonder if the sailors on the boat are as
peaceful as you are.
Worries escape you as you drift into your own oasis
And your home life becomes something of the past.
Almost unreal.
You smell coconut everywhere you go
And wonder if you’ll miss it when you leave.
All you hear is the crashing of the waves.
All you can feel is your newly burnt skin.
All that matters is nothing.

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on Apr. 3 2015 at 2:45 am
Iamwhoiam17 GOLD, Lake City Fl, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Just be yourself,if you are happy that's all that matter's.

I love this poem. Beautifully written! It is amazing! :) Please take and rate my poetry,I will appreciate it.

on Jun. 20 2012 at 8:42 pm
billionaire SILVER, New York, New York
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Favorite Quote:
love people beforeyou hate them,unless thats the only option given to you to do such things"-a.d.s
“it is much safer to be feared than loved because ...love is preserved by the link of obligation which, owing to the baseness of men, is broken at ev

i like it,i like this poem..sounds peaceful

Indilove GOLD said...
on May. 7 2012 at 8:13 am
Indilove GOLD, Kenockee, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
No one is your strength or guidance. If life is what you wish to live then do not bind your soul to something unreal. The creater nor the keeper can heal you for it is blind faith that leads you.

Great visualization I want to go on this vacation!


Clean Dave said...
on May. 1 2012 at 8:11 am
The writing set a relaxed feeling in me, you used good hyperboles to set the mood, and onomatopoeia and sounds made me feel like I was there.

on Apr. 15 2012 at 7:43 am
beautifulspirit PLATINUM, Alpharetta, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
--Eleanor Roosevelt

Sounds like the perfect tropical vacation~ 

svds1 BRONZE said...
on Mar. 2 2012 at 5:49 pm
svds1 BRONZE, Columbia, Missouri
2 articles 0 photos 13 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Suess.

Not to shabby :)

Fia-fia BRONZE said...
on Jan. 18 2012 at 7:58 pm
Fia-fia BRONZE, Bethesda, Maryland
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"LUDACRIS" could u at least give some feedback instead of bluntly and rudely saying you don't like this.

Fia-fia BRONZE said...
on Jan. 18 2012 at 7:58 pm
Fia-fia BRONZE, Bethesda, Maryland
4 articles 1 photo 157 comments
This was well written, thank you. :)

LUDACRIS said...
on Jan. 18 2012 at 2:04 pm
i didnt like this book at all acually

LUDACRIS said...
on Jan. 18 2012 at 2:03 pm
it was ok but i didnt like it

on Dec. 5 2011 at 8:15 am
youngspeare BRONZE, Nairobi, Other
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Favorite Quote:
We wouldn't ask a rose that grew from the concrete for having damaged petals; in turn we'd all celebrate its tenacity, we'd all love tz will to reach the sun well we are the roses n these are my damaged petals don't ask me why thank God and ask me how

Well writing, I must say. The imagery is sharp. Please check out my poem"Ghosts of the Past". I would really appreciate your feedback. :)

on Nov. 13 2011 at 5:24 pm
PriscillaAnn GOLD, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"In this life, we take our chances and in the end, the best we can hope for is that the thrill of the moment was worth the price we paid."

I love this. Describes just how i feel at the beach (: check out my work? thanks!

Dreammer GOLD said...
on Nov. 13 2011 at 5:09 pm
Dreammer GOLD, Montrose, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Love is like quicksand the further you fall the harder it is to get out

Veary descriptive :p please read comment rate my work :P

on Oct. 10 2011 at 2:08 pm
PrinceHansismyworld SILVER, New Bedford, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"a villain and a victim should never be the same person”

Truth is, your a very good writter. And I liked how you wrote about the ocean. That's my favorite place to be. The way you described it, made it seem like I was at the beach, even though it's almost Winter. There is not one line that was not perfect. The poem really inspired me. And your a very good writer. 

K-Rhyme GOLD said...
on Sep. 30 2011 at 9:04 pm
K-Rhyme GOLD, Georgetown, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
Art is the only way to run away with out leaving home
-Twyla Tharp

I could lietrally hear the ocean in my ear, awesome imagery absolutely awesome imagery, you didn't leave a single thing out, stellar.

purpleink GOLD said...
on Sep. 30 2011 at 11:37 am
purpleink GOLD, Pendleton, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
The early bird gets the worm but the second rat gets the cheese.

There is more to life besides increasing its speed.

I wish I was in a tropical paradise-i miss it. lol. love it!

on Aug. 17 2011 at 10:06 pm
AllCaughtUp BRONZE, Shelton, Connecticut
2 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live."
-JK Rowling (as Albus Dumbledore, of course)

This makes me with summer wasn't ending! Good job!

aveawave GOLD said...
on Aug. 17 2011 at 9:00 pm
aveawave GOLD, Woolwich, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Be the angel you're sworn to be: spread your wings and fly" :)

The last line is my favorite. :) Great Job! hey, would you mind checking out my work? Im new here, so Id like to get checked out and to be familiar with writers. Thanks!

A_____ said...
on Aug. 17 2011 at 4:48 pm
A_____, Columbus, Ohio
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Very soothing.

A_____ said...
on Aug. 17 2011 at 4:47 pm
A_____, Columbus, Ohio
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Me too!  Yum...tropical drinks. (: