In the Land of the Rising Sun

August 19, 2016
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In the land of the rising sun
My feet were tired and sore
And eating raw fish with relatives
Was an absolute bore.

In the land of the rising sun
You caught my eye
And soon we were both staring
A moment, you and I.

In the land of the rising sun
I couldn't help but wish
That you were a Japanese
Who could speak English.

In the land of  the rising sun
I was there for family fun
But instead I looked for you
Searching for a month.

In the land of the rising sun
I won't forget the smile you gave
Or the way your eyes squinted
Or how you briefly waved.

In the land of the rising sun
You don't speak English, Japanese rather
And soon I learned the hard way
That language is a barrier.

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KatyainiThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Aug. 24, 2016 at 12:04 pm
Loved the refrain... and the theme.
BiancaM replied...
Aug. 28, 2016 at 10:08 am
@Katyaini Thank you! Means a lot.
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