Treasure Island

Li-Young Lee


A Story


Sad is the man who is asked for a story
and can't come up with one.

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  • Poetry Hound (12/23/2004 7:26:00 AM)

    This poem speaks volumes while using very few words. Anyone who has children probably experiences something like this. While you're enjoying them as little tykes, you imagine what they will be like when they are grown and how they might treat you. (Report) Reply

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