Treasure Island

Leslie Ching

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

This Book Called Life


Leafing through the pages
Of a book entitled “Life”,
I found a slender bookmark
At a chapter entitled 'Strife';

I read the crowded passage
Of tiny narrow text-
The plotline was getting lively
I wondered what’d happen next-

When I turned a thin page over,
What a frustration met my eyes!
This page had been erased blank-
A most despicable surprise-

So getting a fountain pen of mine
I took out my brain to mend-
I wrote the end myself, but I’m not
Telling what happens at the end…

Submitted: Monday, May 04, 2009

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