Mom and daughter came home one day to find a great surprise
In their mailbox was an envelope, plain as if in disguise.
“Look, my Lily, two tickets! One for you and one for I!
They say right here in bright, bold letters that we’re to go to Pleasure Isle!”
Young Miss Lily and her mommy grabbed their coats to meet the ferry
It was due at port that very night, nary a moment to waste, so they hurry.
Large and red and lit and lively was the vessel that awaited them
Other mommies and their girls waved them aboard and shouted, “Run! Come!”
After 20 short minutes, the ferry slowed and docked at the gate
Every woman and young girl exclaimed that they could hardly wait.
The large, oak doors swung open at once and swallowed each eager visitor
Rides, games, food, and drink, there was an endless stream of clamor.
Choosing to forsake the coasters, Lily and her mom sought out the pool hall
The structure openly admitted the pair; it resembled a colossal eight b