Treasure Island

eddie eidde


my hero the candle


I was told to draw my hero
something to fight away the bad
while kids drew weapons, superheros, hope
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  • Viola Grey (9/28/2008 8:22:00 PM)

    the last stanza is priceless and says more in four lines than most say in many....great work (Report) Reply

  • Trinity K (9/28/2008 1:50:00 AM)

    a candle loses nothing of its own..by lighting another....! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

    .... what a wonderful idea... (Report) Reply

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