Day 3–Paper

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Today’s poem isn’t part of the guessing game, but if you think of something sci-fi that it could relate to, feel free to make suggestions!


I am like paper.
I fade, I yellow.
I wilt away.
I burn.

The fire devours me
The wind carries me
The earth holds me
The sea wears me down.

I am like paper.
Old paper
Frail, fragile paper.
Inscribed with creases
My words obscured.

I am like ancient paper.
I wait to be read.

  1. I am jealous of your poetry skills.

    • I promise you, you’ll find poems here you’re not jealous of šŸ˜›

    • PaydayPaul
    • October 16th, 2010

    “something sci-fi that it could relate to”…

    I guess Fahrenheit 451 isn’t too much of a stretch if you read it literally.

    But sadly, it makes me think more of FWG.

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