A Common Species: The Eraser

In a dark forest of many pencils and paper,

deadly mistakes appeared everywhere.

I was longing for an eraser.

An eraser to clean those dirty mistakes.

I found one!

Dirty ugly mistakes,

ugly as muddy boots.


Eraser, not clean

but helps clean mistakes,

taking them away.

Like magic,

erasers turn time back

as quick as a time machine,

to replace writing from the past.

Leaving paper as clean as a new car,

just to make itself dirty.

Erasers are the unveiled superhero

that save the day when they’re needed.

If only they were always there to destroy dirty mistakes.

From the 826CHI Student Publication: But I Am Myself, And I Am Perfect For It

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