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A Modern Place

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A Modern Place

As the sun rises over the ocean
And breezes swirl the palms
My thoughts turn to when I was young
Not that long ago this island
Was a different kind of place
Now every inch is robed in condos
Gone is the quiet of solitude's grace
Gone is the simple gait
A new era has entered
Where life is a noisy honky tonk pace  

Written June 04, 2013

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  1. Date: 6/13/2013 8:36:00 AM

    Beautiful past memory of peace and noisy of today. Loved and enjoyed. Always, bl

  1. Date: 6/13/2013 7:27:00 AM

    Ha ha, you must've entered a bar or something by the looks of this place, or what I have imagined especially by the words, "honky tonk pace" At least that is what I imagined my friend! I really enjoyed reading this awesome piece, such a delightful poem Sara! What a fun write, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 6/12/2013 6:24:00 PM

    A fine write Sara,I like the imagery you painted here.

  1. Date: 6/12/2013 4:21:00 PM

    Great job Sara....that's why I mostly stay home now...:-)

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones Date: 6/12/2013 4:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    We can borrow our memories though!!!!!
  1. Date: 6/12/2013 4:10:00 PM

    Awesome write Sara. Very profound. Hugs and luv, Gail

  1. Date: 6/12/2013 3:08:00 PM

    good one. It is happening everywhere and it can't be stopped!!