Treasure Island

Victoria Gauci

(1960 / Cleveland Ohio)

11/13/96


Fallen toys from the shelf, a broken balloon,
A whistle that doesn't blow,
Mr. Potato Head has lost his hat,
Snow White has fallen in the snow,

Whiskers the kitty swallowed a mouse,
Toy soldiers search for their tank,
Baby doll Suzie cries now and then,
A penny in search of a bank,

Silly Puddy, Crayola Crayons,
Scissors and some glue to paste,
All it takes is imagination, forethought and will,
Letting nothing go to waste.

Submitted: Monday, January 09, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, January 10, 2012
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  • Robert Winthrop (1/24/2012 10:47:00 AM)

    Victoria,
    How great that you have written so many poems. And I like that you write about the things around you. It takes a poet like you to appreciate the small things that many of us don't see or take the time to observe. Keep writing. Bob (Report) Reply

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