Treasure Island

David Harris

(18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

Going Away (Fun Poem 147)


There is always an amount of chaos
whenever you are planning a trip
to somewhere you have never been before.
Days before you depart
you are trying to pack
everything you think you’ll need,
making sure you have
the essentials for the trip,
money, passport, etc, etc.
Some make a list to cross off,
while others just scratch their heads.
With a list you keep adding to it
and wonder if you have
enough room to put it all.
Finally you have everything ready
that is until it’s time to go
and more panic sets in,
this time is all about time,
will you get there on time?
Invariably you always do.

13-15 August 2013

Submitted: Saturday, August 24, 2013
Edited: Monday, August 26, 2013

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