Treasure Island

Leslie Ching

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


The three greatest discoveries of humankind:

Melodic hums and trills of instruments
Clear notes of a silver flute
Sharps and highs of a sleek violin
Rumbles and booms of a deep base drum
Squeaks and blares of a golden trumpet;
Smoothed words of voice
Carrying with it the hearts
Of all who listen;

Creamy paints spread across the canvas
In a rich, thick blend of colours
The smeared recreation of the rainbow
Portrayed upon an easel
Peace and tranquillity
Dark and unruly
A fruity candy to the eye
And a craving, longing for the soul;


Appeals to neither
The eye or the ear
But rather to both
And the learned mind
Which can produce
Its own pleasure;
More than just
Breathtaking scenes for the eye
And beautiful sounds for the ear...

Submitted: Monday, February 02, 2009
Edited: Thursday, August 04, 2011

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  • Fubara Benstowe (6/18/2010 2:51:00 AM)

    Your expression of song is just a perfect one, the beauty of it's instruments is catchy and intruguing,
    in expression painting, you made a beautiful creativity lines which made me to start loving paints and colours more ever.
    It's true that writing is one of the greatest of man, very factual my friend, writing with special touches.
    At first i wonder what is ''3'' but now i realy know what it meant, keep up the good work my friend, i realy like. (Report) Reply

  • rago rago (4/17/2009 5:06:00 AM)

    I have no word to inculcate a beautiful habit of writing. let it flourish and conquer the world in write. My blessings with you. (Report) Reply

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