Hole in the Boat
by Taylor Johnson

Four people drift
On the uncharted sea
In an old wooden boat
With a hole in the bottom
Two in the stern
Working their buckets
Bailing to stay afloat
Two in the prow
Champagne blind
Toasting the future

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