Treasure Island

Dark Angel

(19th Sept 1983 / Nairobi Kenya)

Blank Page


I’m a blank page
That’s waiting to be written on
I’m not pure, nor am I clean
But am blank

It’s not that I’ve always been so
It is a state I have chosen
I’m not new, nor am I unique
But I’m blank

I have been written on before
Writings that hurt to the last ink drop
I’m not white, nor am I rare
But am blank

I want a new author to possess me
One with fresh ink and lasting words
I’m not a masterpiece, nor am I artistic
But am blank

I need a new touch and a new story
One of happy endings and sunset rides
I’m not timeless, nor am I ageless
But am blank

I am patient and a patient of life’s art
I need new content scribed on me
I’m not inspiring, nor am I encouraging
But am blank

Submitted: Thursday, March 30, 2006

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  • Ashraful Musaddeq (9/8/2008 2:28:00 PM)

    I’m a blank page
    That’s waiting to be written on
    I’m not pure, nor am I clean
    But am blank... wonderful. My 10 for this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Joe Breunig (10/21/2006 5:36:00 AM)

    Yes, we all need an openness of ourselves for that allows us to take risks to be great; nice write. (Report) Reply

  • Dana Tyrrell (4/15/2006 10:18:00 AM)

    Being blank is a great opportunity, it allows you be/do whatever you want
    it was a great poem that i truly enjoyed
    regards, ~Dana~ (Report) Reply

  • RAY LUCERO (3/30/2006 9:42:00 AM)

    Dark Angel,

    In 'blankness' one finds promise, possibilities and wonder...
    Excellent write!

    Ray (Report) Reply

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