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Paradise by the Sea

Can someone turn the taps off Or is it leaking from above I feel that we will float away If it rains another day It’s slowly driving me insane I’m sick to death of rain ~ rain ~ rain The sirens they are sounding Is there someone out there drowning As briskly they are walking along the famous prom Are they singing like Gene Kellies In a pair of yellow wellies And whilst “Singing in the Rain” Are they walking their Great Dane Who is dressed from head to toe in a stylish bolero As they sing and dance together They don’t care about the weather The seagulls perch so sick of it No sign of tourists eating scones Or greasy burgers or ice cream cones They are cold and wet and predatory So forced into the squally sea It’s their only chance to eat you see A bite of seafood ~ a passing shoal To eat a meal their only goal Oh please bring back the sunshine For our Paradise is not the same With all this water pouring down It’s really sad ~ it’s such a shame The shops they are all empty As the tourists do not come The grey skies are so full of rain Oh will they ever come again But wait ~ the skies are clearing There’s something golden way up high Could it be the sun or a rocket flying by The clouds they are dispersing as they seem to be rehearsing for when the sun shines down from a cloudless deep blue sky So as the dawn is breaking and your heart is truly aching At the wonder of a golden orb ascending way up high Tourists are now coming with their bottles of Beaujolais As they frolic in the sunshine ~ sunburnt before midday Seagulls flying overhead and very closely eyeing a child’s ice cream ~ oh no those gulls can really be so mean Another day in Paradise ~ so do come down it’s awfully nice…
Written 2018 ~ long before Covid 19 after a rather long spell of rainy weather… Contest ALL YOURS (Feb 21) Sponsor Brian Strand N/A

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Date: 2/17/2021 11:15:00 PM
Rain is necessary but too much is just too much. ~~
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Ann Gilmour
Date: 2/18/2021 2:44:00 PM
Hahaha yes Victor I agree... xx
Date: 2/17/2021 8:15:00 AM
No more beautiful place to be Ann than in old England when its not raining of course lol. Hope you're keeping well. Tom
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Ann Gilmour
Date: 2/17/2021 9:09:00 AM
Yes that is so true Tom. This is infact an old poem as I am struggling a little with life and not getting any inspiration. However I am sure when the lockdown is eased and I can see my family and friends again I will feel so much better. Thank you so much for commenting Tom and I hope you had a wonderful day yesterday... With kindest thoughts Ann xx