SEA OWL!

A poem about Korea

Limericks, Jokes, and other poems by Clancy O'Lafferty and Maurie

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SEA OWL!

By Maurie Nord

When I was six years old I spun the globe

I spun the globe and found Sea Owl

SEA OWL! HA! HA! SEA OWL! SEA OWL!

The globe was at the front of the room

And every day when I went to school

I ran up to the front to spin the globe

And find that funny place again

SEA OWL! HA! HA! SEA OWL! SEA OWL!

Decades pass

I had forgotten all about that first grade class

Spinning the globe and Sea Owl

I never dreamed I would ever come here

Had no desires, plans or ideas

But Someone who sees the all in all

Who knows the end from the beginning

Saw that little boy spin the globe

And knew that I’d come to Korea

He reminded me of that

When one time I felt,

“Am I REALLY where I am…

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2 thoughts on “SEA OWL!

  1. I could picture this child and the globe so clearly. I feel like moments like the one described lead us to places later in life because they they touch us in some way and we recognize that when it comes up again.

    • Thank you for your comment. Yes, it’s one of those cool moments when you realize you’re living out your destiny! I love this story! Happy Easter! 🙂

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