A piece of paper

I grew from a seed

which became a sappling

then into a tree

i did grow

i stood mighty proud

and tall

for a hundred years

the eagles nest

i cradled in the wind

then one day

the woodcutter arrived

a big mighty axe

cut into my side

timber she go’s

and away i came down

off to the paper mill

i did go

i was made into reams

of paper,

then distributed to stores

all over this land

you came and bought a

ream of your own

you sat me on the

back of your truck

the lid on my box

was not too secure

you drove over a

railroad track

a little too fast

off came the lid

with a gush of the wind

paper went flying all

over the place

a little boy was waiting

to cross the tracks

he reached to grab

a piece of me

as i slid by his little

fingers

the sting

of a paper cut

he did

feel

A piece of Paper

Author
TheBrit © 2011

A piece of paper

TheBrit

Joined February 2011

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I wrote this for a competition in the Imaginitive Skulls group!

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