Imperfect Paradise

April 19, 2010
By William Stahovec BRONZE, Miami, Florida
William Stahovec BRONZE, Miami, Florida
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The crystalline gems populate the sand.
That feeling, that warmth, embraces your feet.
Leaves of the tropics sway way out of hand.
An area where seagulls will soon meet.
Beholding one’s eyes, tis a sea of blue.
Cascading waves, it is such a pleasure.
This setting of mine, you haven’t a clue.
A setting so calm, tis without measure.
Yet this heaven of mine, is not complete.
Is something missing? Why of course, tis thee.
The comfort of friends, is indeed a feat.
A feeling unmatched, as true eyes can see.

Friendship be the path to true contentment.

With it, ones life, it has no resentment.

The author's comments:
Well, i wrote this sonnet with the intention of describing Florida's beaches, while describing what truly makes one happy. A paradise may seem perfect as only a setting, but what truly makes it what it is, is the inclusion of friends and loved ones. I hope to have this published as I prepping for my college years, and published material can be sited as a reference.

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This article has 2 comments.

on May. 9 2010 at 9:42 pm
William Stahovec BRONZE, Miami, Florida
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Thank you for the response! It is greatly appreciated. I hope to have this poem spread throughout, especially in the Teen Ink magazine.

skiergurl101 said...
on May. 9 2010 at 9:07 pm
Wow. I just read this poem, and I love it. I'm surprised no one else has commented, because I absolutley love this. The flow, the word choice, and the message really came out clear. Great Writing!


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