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The Country, Not the Fish

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The Country, Not the Fish

The time for departure has come,
Can you believe it?
It's off to Wales I go,
The country, not the fish!

It'll be 25 hours worth of flying
And layovers... (I too question my sanity)
But what fun it will be
To defy gravity so effortlessly!

I've never flown before
So wish me the best of luck
I hope my debit gets accepted
Because I'm bringing digits not bucks!

My uncle, aunt and cousin will greet me
When I get there,
As I take it all in, at long last breathing,
That European air!

You're probably thinking geez, another rhyme!
What is it with this guy?
But you see I just recently purchased my ticket
So... bye bye!

I've been saving my money
A couple years for this!
So it's off to Wales I go,
The country, not the fish!



NOTE: I'm very happy to say that this is not fictional on my part. I'm actually going to the UK in none other than 5 days!! I'm very excited and wanted to let everyone know that I'll be on this trip for a good three and a half weeks (so I will not have a lot of time to get on P-Soup... but rest assured I have not left the site!)

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  1. Date: 3/24/2013 9:25:00 AM
    Bon voyage! Bet you are really looking forward to it with great anticipation! Say hello to Wales for me... the country not the fish! LOL Keep in touch but if you can't, talk at you when you get back! Cheers!

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks
    Date: 3/24/2013 9:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I am!... day after tomorrow I'm leaving, crazy! I'll bring you back a whale... lol!
  1. Date: 3/21/2013 9:52:00 AM
    God, you even write your diary in poetry! have a good trip, Timothy.

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks
    Date: 3/21/2013 10:45:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'm kind of OCD when it comes to writing! Thanks for the good wishes... I plan on this trip to be quite the experience :D