El Salvador 2011

February 9, 2018
By Maddie02 BRONZE, Houston, Texas
Maddie02 BRONZE, Houston, Texas
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What I remembered about that day

is the freshwater hitting my tanned skin

the current of the river pushing against me

sand flying everywhere as the boys play soccer

Walking back home just to go out and play again

Hearing the laughter of all the neighborhood kids

And the joy I felt at the end of the day 


Nothing about the busy city life

Nothing about my family back home

The author's comments:

This poem is a memory poem of the time I went to visit family at El Salvador. It's one of my happiest memories, when times were simpler and less dangerous over there.

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