I Wished


I wished I could go to Easter Island

to see the top-hatted statues stare

until I read somewhere

pirates stole slaves from there

I wished I could go to Tibet

spinning prayer wheels in town square

until I learned their prayers

went nowhere

I wished I could go to Las Vegas

rent a room at any cost

until I learned my fate would change

with all the money I lost

I wished I could work in a hospital

patients were cared for there

until I read the money ran out

and the bosses lied without care

I wished I could go to India

to see the Taj Mahal

until I learned that love

was not fair at all

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nzubeidi's picture

I enjoyed this poem a lot. As a suggestion try using some form of punctuation to control how the reader should read the poem.