Palm tree
Palm tree (Photo credit: F H Mira)

Living in the cold of WI this winter I am dreaming of palm trees and white sand beaches, warm tropical breezes and maybe even a little umbrella. It’s going to be so cold here Governer Scott Walker is thinking of shutting down all the schools in WI with windchill expected to be -45 to -55. And I hear there are still tickets to the Packer Game on Sunday with temps only expected to be -30 with the windchill!

Here is a song I wrote with my husband Bob last night. I think I need steel drums, give it that Jamaica sound! I love reggae music, how about you? I’m going to have to learn to play it though, the beat is totally different than what I am used to!

Looking for a Palm Tree

Copyright 2014 Bob and Diana Rasmussen

Locked up in a corner of time

knocked down by waves of life

Driftwood casualties

accusing me of never done crimes

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Looking for a palm tree

In a concrete jungle

Choosing to believe in love

Despite what I see

I’m looking for a palm tree

In a concrete jungle

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World’s full of possibilities

alternate realities

truth is so hard to see

On the beach of abnormality

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But Seeds grow in the dark

Spring up through cracks

in the sidewalk

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Looking for a palm tree

In a concrete jungle

Choosing to believe in love

Despite what I see

I’m looking for a palm tree

In a concrete jungle

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