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A Child's Bermuda Memories

So many years ago but some memories just don't fade.
This wondrous island I lived on is an adventure I'd not trade.
To see things now like I did then through wide and awe-swept eyes
would make me think of a bigger place yet it was a small size.

Twenty two square miles of beauty,coastline,rocky shore.
A biological station that was closed now and even more.
Where we lived a perfume factory used the passion flower.
That pungent fragrance carried through the air with so much power.

Little brother and I would run down to the cliffs below.
We'd search the horizon for ships with many goods in tow.
Deep-sea expeditions were carried out there too.
And not too far from our house was a wild safari zoo.

When we went in to St. George's town we'd wind up on the square.
It was fascinating to see the British selling their wares there.
Silks and jewelry,finest china,novelties of all kinds.
We learned to count in pounds and schillings and had to use our minds.

One day we moved back to the states but I really missed the island;
the cobalt skies and azure waters and crystalline pink sand.
It was a child's paradise with plenty of wonderful things to do.
Those memories have lasted a long time and will forever it's true!

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  1. Date: 3/15/2014 9:59:00 AM
    Good morning Deb, wonderful memories.. .. Congratulations on Anthony's Island contest. ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 3/11/2014 7:26:00 PM
    So lovely to see a different place something fresh & so personal. Congrad's on your Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/11/2014 6:49:00 PM
    Congrats Deb, I've never been there but after reading your poem, I feel as though I have. Anthony

  1. Date: 3/11/2014 12:30:00 AM
    Deb, this is a fascinating poem and a true winner.. Congrats!

  1. Date: 3/10/2014 5:11:00 PM
    And interesting and wonderful childhood memories you'll always have in your treasure chest. Congratulations Deb on your well deserved win - Connie

  1. Date: 3/10/2014 7:26:00 AM
    Lucky to have such wonderful memories of such a glorious place. congrats. BG

  1. Date: 3/10/2014 6:42:00 AM
    wonderful childhood adventures Deb congrats on win hugs

  1. Date: 2/27/2014 3:00:00 AM
    Oh lucky you Deb! Wonderful childhood memories written with vivid beauty and clarity...When I'm stressed, one of the ways I ease it is to sit in my recliner and recall childhood memories. I have written a few about those including 'I Recall' and 'Wild Cherries' if you wanna check them out...Have a good one my friend - Tim