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Sandcastles

When I was a young boy, I built a castle on the beach. I made it from sand with my shovel-toy, Then the waves grabbed it in their reach. They tore my castle down, And dragged it down into the sea. So i took my shovel and, with a frown, Built another castle quickly. I built it bigger and stronger Than the ones in the past. I thought this one would last longer, But its walls would no longer last. I built a moat around the last one that day, But the waves seemed desperate to wash them all away.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 3/7/2011 10:16:00 AM
Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured on PoetrySoup this week Caden. Love, Carol
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Date: 3/7/2011 8:35:00 AM
Congrats Caden on this poem being featured!
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Date: 1/18/2011 7:22:00 AM
When I read this, it makes me think of times I've put up a wall and I either let it come down or someone helps me let it down. Then something happens and I rebuild the wall...this time wider, longer, more fortified. I like to use the analogy...Russian nesting doll...just keep encasing....I'm not sure this is what you meant by your poem...but that's what I got from it :)
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Date: 1/6/2011 3:17:00 AM
I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Caden. Wishing you the best in your writing endeavors this year. You can look to the left side of the main page and find lots of information about PoetrySoup. If you don't find what you are looking for ask any poet here. Everyone is willing to help. Love, Carol
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Date: 1/5/2011 7:23:00 PM
Welcome to Poetry Soup.. enjoyed reading your poetry tonight with it's creative theme.. hope u enjoy your time on Soup.. check out the contests too ..good luck with luv..
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Date: 1/5/2011 6:55:00 PM
cute poem, enjoyed reading it today!
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Date: 1/5/2011 5:37:00 PM
Sad ....I get that this is just an allergory or metaphoric language for something else in your life.....Sara
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Date: 1/5/2011 2:28:00 PM
cool, nicely done. thanks for lookin at my stuff by the way, keep on writin nick
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