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A few words of wisdom from my 11 year old self

Life and Paper

A life is like a piece of paper

A life is like a piece of paper: a blank clean, spotless sheet

A life is like a piece of paper: a blank clean, spotless sheet - at birth, but as the life goes on

A life is like a piece of paper: a blank clean, spotless sheet - at birth, but as the life goes on, it cannot stay so neat.

A life is like a piece of paper

A life is like a piece of paper, written on by life.

A life is like a piece of paper, written on by life. The things that pass make marks on it

A life is like a piece of paper, written on by life. The things that pass make marks on it of happiness or strife.

A life is like a piece of paper

A life is like a piece of paper - scribbled on by me.

A life is like a piece of paper - scribbled on by me. For every action makes a mark

A life is like a piece of paper - scribbled on by me. For every action makes a mark, and every choice is seen.

A life is like a piece of paper

A life is like a piece of paper. What will be its fate?

A life is like a piece of paper. What will be its fate? Displayed with joy for all to see

A life is like a piece of paper. What will be its fate? Displayed with joy for all to see or crumpled in disgrace?

A life is like a piece of paper -

A life is like a piece of paper - May I use it well.

A life is like a piece of paper - May I use it well. Let every line enhance the tale

A life is like a piece of paper - May I use it well. Let every line enhance the tale this page was meant to tell.

Thanks for reading! I wrote this poem many years ago, at the age of 11. It has been edited a couple times since then, but remains mostly in its original form. Thoughts on this metaphor? What would your "piece of paper" look like?

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