Treasure Island

Leslie Ching

(January 8,1995- / Toronto, ON, Canada)

Poems of Leslie Ching

41. Memoir Rediscovered 8/4/2009
42. Memorabilia 2/15/2009
43. Miscellaneous-ness 1/4/2009
44. Mona Lisa 11/16/2010
45. My Heart is Bruised Black and Blue 12/7/2008
46. Namesake 1/26/2009
47. New Day 2/23/2009
48. Nostalgia 12/6/2008
49. Not A Whisper 4/11/2009
50. Opaque 2/1/2009
51. Perfectionist 1/27/2009
52. Poetry 12/7/2008
53. Reality, Irony, And Other Stuff 12/21/2008
54. Ringmaster 2/10/2009
55. Roadkill 10/17/2010
56. Roses Will Sing 3/31/2010
57. S u c k e d I n 9/27/2009
58. Seeing Stars 5/2/2011
59. Sixty Thousand Poppies 6/6/2011
60. Stormsong 6/8/2011

Lily of Sacrifice

I sit by the creek side
Watching the water sweep by
When a delicate pearly lily
Drifts into my cupped hands.
I pick it up and one soft petal falls to the ground.
Why is it
That everything I touch
Falls apart?
Why is it

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