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A Pretty Poem

A Pretty Poem by Teyuna T. Darris

30 Days of Thankfulness, Challenges

Day #13 – I’m thankful for paper (late post)

Paper. We kill trees to get it. We press it. Dye it. Weigh it. Design it. Then, we ship so that others can write on it. Afterwards it usually ends up on a shelf, but ultimately in the trash (or as some form of trash).

But here’s the bright side: some of the world’s most important and influential letters, laws, songs, poems and speeches have been written on paper. And let’s not forget about those love letters which soldiers sent home to their favorite gals while they waited to return home to them after military wars and conflicts.

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