My American Dream - This American Girl

Isla Bastimentos


I’ll buy a wooden house in the jungle

surrounded by coconut trees.




I’ll rent it out to tourists and travel

whenever my feet get itchy.




I’ll wake each day at sunrise

to the sounds of monkey screams.


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I’ll spring out of bed with excitement

and run into the sea.


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I’ll always wear flowers in my hair

and let my skin be kissed by the breeze.




I’ll live on coconut and mangos

fresh fish and organic greens.


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I’ll ride my bicycle everywhere

and wave to people in the street.


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I’ll meet a man who travels the world

who isn’t afraid to dig deep.


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I’ll stay with him and be loving and loyal

but I can still be free.


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I’ll chant in caves and climb up cliffs

and never mind if I get dirty.


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I’ll live with the purpose of showing the world

that life can taste so yummy.


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I’ll book a flight to a faraway land

to wander and get lost deliberately.


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I’ll find myself in foreign cultures

and remember that I hold the key.


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I’ll let the universe abundantly provide

everything that I need.


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I’ll come back often to my jungle home

where life just feels so easy.


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I’ll watch every sunset and thank the stars

for letting me be this happy.


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What can I say that’s what I call

my American Dream.


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