Written for the Poetic traditions poetry contest. (Form: Swap Quatrain)
We blasted off in a jazzed rocket-ship
Pa always said, "Dreams end too soon."
I Did! I Did! I danced with the moon.
I leapt to the stars. Believe me! Ya oughta.
Ma used to say "Life slips through ya hands quick like wata."
I'se don't wanna spend my life wid Nine to Fives and cigars
Believe me! Ya oughta. I leapt to the stars.
I saanng wid da sun in a lazy sway
Imma dance an' Imma sing. Don't care what nobody say
I could sho sing now cause' I know that I won
In a lazy sway, I sing wid the sun.