The World is Wide

A Poem By The Brit // 10/25/2008

The world is wide with much to see,
And many sights that wait for me.
So many countries near and far,
And some, I don't know where they are.

Rainy Britain, sunny Spain.
I'll get to them by boat or plane.
I'll travel far to see these places,
Brand new cultures, brand new faces.

So many ways to travel there,
By land, by sea, and by the air.
The great wall of China, the Coliseum of Rome.
I'd much rather travel, than sit at home.

The Eiffel Tower, the Taj Mahal.
Buckingham Palace, Lake Baykal.
The world is wide with much to see,
And many sights that wait for me.

Comments

Cool poem. One of my dreams

Cool poem.

One of my dreams is to travel internationally. Is something like that what inspired this?

Welcome to Apricotpie, btw. :)
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"Ever heard of Plato, Aristotle, Socrates?...Morons."
-Vizzini

Clare Marie | Sun, 10/26/2008

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"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve." -Bilbo Baggins [The Lord of the Rings]

I like this one, Hannah!!!!

I like this poem. All those places are so exotic and mysterious!!!!
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Favor is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.
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Ariel | Sun, 10/26/2008

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"To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be that have tried it." -- Herman Melville

Well written!

Very well written poem!

And I love traveling, too! Great adventures!

Kyleigh | Sun, 10/26/2008

Thanks everyone

Thank you all. I am sure I accept your comments with the greatest humility.

Anonymous | Sun, 10/26/2008

Dear Britt

I just read your profile and your two poems. Wow. You sound like a twenty-year-old. Your writing style is very mature, and your ability to communicate through writing is beyond your years.

One day, I'll be able to say I knew her way back when...

Write, write, write, write, write!

Taylor

Taylor | Wed, 10/29/2008

Thank you. I always like it

Thank you. I always like it when people say that I am older than I actually am. You have given an incredible boost to my confidence. Thank you very much.

"Inconceivable!!"-Vizzini

The Brit | Thu, 10/30/2008