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     Elisheva Halle updated 5 months ago 7Members · 7 Posts
  • HappiWriter

    Member
    August 17, 2020 at 4:54 pm

    There once was a man

    Who learned of a treasure

    To be found at the shore

    A treasure of gems

    and diamonds and pearls

    He was told

    So at dawn’s first light,

    He headed to the shore

    Searching for a treasure chest

    Brimming with those things

    The hot white sand

    Spread before him.

    As he walked the beach

    A spring in his step

    Sure the treasure would appear

    Just around the bend

    But the day wore on.

    The sun descended

    And so did his spirits

    The grand, glamorous treasure

    Was nowhere to be found

    With painful steps,

    He shuffled home

    His feet aching

    From the dozens of tiny gems

    And diamonds and pearls

    He stepped on that day

  • Meira

    Member
    August 17, 2020 at 5:54 pm

    Wow, wow, wow, wow, wow!

    Happiwriter, I don’t know what to say.

    This poem is so fantastic, so incredible!

    Thank you for sharing!

  • Bookworm

    Member
    August 17, 2020 at 8:45 pm

    Really Wow! This is an incredible poem! But even better than the poem is the lesson in it.
    And unfortunately this situation is very applicable to many people (myself included).
    Thank you so much HappiWriter for sharing your talent! Please be so kind and do it more often! 🙂

    Best,
    Bookworm

  • PassionforWriting

    Member
    August 17, 2020 at 10:32 pm

    Wow! I love the way you crafted the poem. Love it!

  • Sury

    Member
    August 17, 2020 at 10:49 pm

    Happiwriter! This is a masterpiece! I love love the twist at the end! So clever how you brought out the message!

  • Brocha

    Member
    August 17, 2020 at 11:18 pm

    Ohhhhh…. awesome

  • Elisheva Halle

    Member
    August 18, 2020 at 2:45 am

    Wow…really hit home!

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