What one thing to bring

Sun, 01/17/2016 - 20:04 -- MiaMio

If I were left on an island alone,

I would miss all the comforts of home.

I couldn't decide what one thing to bring,

An object to help me through this horrible thing.

I could pick some tarp to cover my head,

protect me from sunlight, for use as a bed.

Maybe masking tape would be  better for me,

I could make some shoes, or tape branches from trees.

It may make more sense to  bring a canoe,

but would the paddle be included, or would that count as two?

The idea of this slam is to make you think

about who and what matters, what you could lose in a blink.

Like so many others who have lost everything,

all that matters I already bring.

The memories of my life, the things that I know.

The people who love me that helped me to grow.

I am a survivor so I would be fine but in case it happens

send me to college, fill up my mind.

 

 

 

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
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Comments

Rachel Louis

very clever!

Matthew Kruzyk

Well done!

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