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I Think I've Lost My Keys: Can you help me find my keys? A poem about the places we could search for our keys
Posted by Rabbit Stu, Jan 8, 2008. 3300 views. ID = 475

I Think I've Lost My Keys

Posted by Rabbit Stu, Jan 8, 2008. 3300 views. ID = 475
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I've posted an explanatory comment at the end...but be sure to read the poem first. :)
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It's terrible, and it's awful;
I think I've lost my keys.
I'll never find them by myself;
Could you lend your expertise?

I'll look up high while you look down lower,
I'll search quite fast; you search much slower.
I'll take the east while you take the west
We'll search all day and we'll do our best.

I can search up in the mountains,
You can search down in the seas.
And maybe if we get lucky,
We just might find those keys.

But after weeks and weeks of searching
(like a grueling marathon)
I've finally come to realize:
All those keys are surely gone!

I don't know what we should do
Or who should take the blame
But this I know: Without those Keys,
Florida's coast won't ever be the same!

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Rabbit Stu
Jan 8, 2008
In case you missed it, when I asked you to help me look for the keys, I gave you all the good places to look:

You got to look lower (where you'd find the Lower Keys)
You got to look west (where you'd find Key West)
And you got to look slower (presumably that would help you find Key Largo)

And, of course, there's also Marathon. I couldn't figure out a way to fit Islamorada into the poem without giving it away. :)
   ~Posted by Rabbit Stu, Jan 8, 2008

Jan 8, 2008
Haha! This is great! :-) I especially like Key Largo. :-) (I mean the clue not the place. I've never been there.)

   ~Posted by Katie, Jan 8, 2008

Rabbit Stu
Jan 8, 2008
Yeah, I've never been there either...

...and now I guess I never will. ;)
   ~Posted by Rabbit Stu, Jan 8, 2008

Jan 8, 2008
Right. now you cannot.
   ~Posted by Mathax, Jan 8, 2008

Josiah T.
Jan 8, 2008
LOL!!! That's great!!! I totally didn't see it until the end, but then again, I've never been to the Keys either. ;-)
   ~Posted by Josiah T., Jan 8, 2008

Jan 9, 2008
I went to the Keys when I was twelve, with my family.
The Keys were beautiful, blue water sparkling happily.
We found a spot on Marathon for an overnight stay.
We thought we killed a cockroach, but it later ran away.
   ~Posted by Lynnde, Jan 9, 2008

Jan 17, 2008
= o I agree... Florida would never be the same without its Keys!

I live in Florida XD and I got a kick out of this poem <3
   ~Posted by Angela, Jan 17, 2008

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