A Tropical Paradise MAG

September 10, 2008
By Madison Fisher PLATINUM, New City, New York
Madison Fisher PLATINUM, New City, New York
28 articles 2 photos 2 comments

Lying on the beach
With sunglasses on your face
Shielding the harsh sunlight from your eyes.
You cover your skin with SPF 25.
Sand makes its way into your sandals,
but you don’t mind.
Off in the distance music is being played
on steel drums.
They set the mood of your whole vacation:
You see the boats drift by with their brightly
colored sides
And you hold onto your tropical drink that tastes
like bananas
With its tiny umbrella hanging off the side.
It makes you smile.
You wonder if the sailors on the boat are as
peaceful as you are.
Worries escape you as you drift into your own oasis
And your home life becomes something of the past.
Almost unreal.
You smell coconut everywhere you go
And wonder if you’ll miss it when you leave.
All you hear is the crashing of the waves.
All you can feel is your newly burnt skin.
All that matters is nothing.

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This article has 133 comments.

bmmsth said...
on Mar. 2 2010 at 9:34 am
I love this poem...it makes me think of going to the beach know...very thoughtful and well said...very good job

bmmsmc said...
on Mar. 2 2010 at 9:31 am
thiz poem makes me think of my vacations i luvvv this poem i can relly relate i want to go to the beach now

apple7888 said...
on Feb. 20 2010 at 10:46 am
i love it

keep on writting baby!!!

apple7888 said...
on Feb. 20 2010 at 10:43 am
it was so bad!!!

smo14 said...
on Feb. 13 2010 at 10:36 pm
the poem wuz awesome!!!!!!!

it made me want 2 go 2 the beach and just chill

smo14 said...
on Feb. 13 2010 at 10:33 pm
i think the poem wuz amazing!!!!!!!

it makes me want 2 go 2 the beach and just chillax

Sethlover said...
on Feb. 13 2010 at 4:58 pm
I love this one. Don't stop writing!

on Feb. 13 2010 at 9:30 am
PaRaNoRmAl627 GOLD, Mountainside, New Jersey
15 articles 0 photos 297 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Do what you want. If it's something you'll regret in the morning, sleep late."

ugh. I want to be there lol. Keep writing this was good :)

on Feb. 13 2010 at 8:34 am
brysmarie12 PLATINUM, Neoga, Illinois
22 articles 1 photo 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
I am the author of my own life... unfortunately I'm writing in pen and can't erase my mistakes.

This is really good!

LIKEwhoaa GOLD said...
on Jan. 22 2010 at 7:06 pm
LIKEwhoaa GOLD, Carrollton, Texas
13 articles 0 photos 126 comments

Favorite Quote:
The important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.
-Charles DuBois

yaa i agree, it was pretty...it just needs a little...ummpphh. :)keeep working

on Jan. 22 2010 at 4:45 pm
forget_me_not SILVER, Chesapeake, Virginia
8 articles 0 photos 30 comments
it was good. but i felt as if it was leading up to something.

on Jan. 22 2010 at 4:42 pm
kodyz_angel PLATINUM, Onsted, Michigan
20 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
if happiness seems more like a fantasy than a reality its because the tears are blinding you from the light that is trying to shine through

i liked this. . .i usually like darker poems. . .but i guess i culd use a change of scenery. hey plz read some of my poems. i think ull like um!

on Jan. 22 2010 at 1:55 pm
Reaa.Mae.Kuzyk GOLD, Arborg, Manitoba, Other
13 articles 0 photos 63 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Why live trying to just DIE, when people are DYING just for the chance to LIVE."

"Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters."
- Margaret Peters

It was good. I don't know why, but I almost expected something more to come out of this poem. Hmm. It was good though, keep writing. :)

on Dec. 31 2009 at 1:12 pm
XOXOhaloXOXO GOLD, Ellsworth, Maine
13 articles 1 photo 63 comments

Favorite Quote:
I'm the author of my life and, unfortunately, I'm writing in pen=]

i really loved this. it had good description and nice imagry! i liked all the voice too. u should check out my poem, beautiful. i really need some opions on it.

on Dec. 31 2009 at 12:31 pm
jake2011 DIAMOND, Cheyenne Wells, Colorado
74 articles 5 photos 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
"With God all things are possible" Matthew 19:26

It is a good poem.

on Dec. 31 2009 at 10:29 am
LoveLikeWoe DIAMOND, LeSueur, MN, Minnesota
54 articles 2 photos 748 comments

Favorite Quote:
Whoever laughs first has the sickest mind.

i lovedddd this. it had great imagery and everything! :D i love it!!! :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

on Dec. 9 2009 at 6:28 pm
xenon333 PLATINUM, Billerica, Massachusetts
42 articles 0 photos 150 comments
Wow, I love it! I love poetry like this. It was amazing. Keep writing!

on Dec. 9 2009 at 3:30 pm
teenwrite123 BRONZE, New York, New York
2 articles 0 photos 44 comments
Whatever, I liked it. It made me relaxed.

Geoph said...
on Dec. 9 2009 at 12:24 pm
This is nice, but that's pretty much where it ends. I'm not going to remember this poem in 30 seconds, it's insubstantial. Though maybe that's the feeling you were aiming for in your calm, chill tone - aiming to let people simply waste a minute and then find something else better to do.

"And your home life becomes something of the past." that line was nice though, it alluded to something with a bit of depth.


dCaRtH GOLD said...
on Nov. 17 2009 at 8:37 pm
dCaRtH GOLD, Warrington, Pennsylvania
14 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
Who are you to judge me, I know i'm not perfect and i don't claim to be but before you start pointing fingers make sure your hands are clean first

well it is a nice poem and i do have extensive experience in the magical craft of poetry and i believe that this poem is too specific there isnt any powwww


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