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Popcorn Town

It's a salt water, sea Water, popcorn town Where the carousel music goes Around and around And the horses fly free. To the karaoke's tide. Someone grabs the gold ring To win another ride. A salty, buttery odor Permeates the air - Lobster rolls and fried clams And pizza everywhere. Mom and Pop and children Still sandy from the shore, Lick giant ice cream cones That dribble on the floor Boats of people party Along the harborside Others jam the shops To browse and then decide On souvenirs for family or What to bring a friend. Instead they buy a t-shirt That sports an island trend. The ferry line twists long As people end their stay But a boatload more of people Have come to have their day. This isn't a “resort”, It's a tourist destination, It's a little popcorn town, Best place for a vacation.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2021




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Date: 7/17/2021 2:16:00 PM
Reads like an enjoyable place for a young couple or young family. Congrats on this winner. Sara
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Barbara Peckham
Date: 7/17/2021 4:17:00 PM
It was a wonderful family place where I lived for many years Thank you for your congratulations!
Date: 7/13/2021 8:10:00 AM
You took me to many beach town memories with this one.The description was outstanding.
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Barbara Peckham
Date: 7/13/2021 1:14:00 PM
I appreciate your reading my work and commenting. Thank you for for lovely comment.
Date: 7/12/2021 11:33:00 PM
Beautiful description of Popcorn town. Congratulations!
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Barbara Peckham
Date: 7/13/2021 1:13:00 PM
Thanks for the read and the nice comment. It makes me feel good when someone likes what I write.
Date: 7/12/2021 11:44:00 AM
Well done! So many retire to Waikiki, and then complain about the all-night noise; what do they expect in a resort?
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Barbara Peckham
Date: 7/13/2021 1:15:00 PM
I thought I said this before, but it disappeared. I do thank you for commenting. It's true of more or less resort towns in the summer!
Date: 7/11/2021 12:56:00 PM
a charming description of your vacation place, barbara! you really brought it all to life so well...
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Barbara Peckham
Date: 7/11/2021 4:05:00 PM
It's the place I lived for the last twenty years before I had to leave my home to come to Omaha to be near my daughter. I really loved that place. Thank you for the nice comment.