A Blank Sheet of Paper

There is a blank sheet of paper,

a sheet of paper with nothing written on it;

but interpretations vary;

Nothing is written there

but people have read different things into it;

Is this the original blank sheet of paper

or a copy?

One has to be sure,

there are so many forgeries about

that even look like the real thing;

Disputes invariably arise as to the intentions

of whoever it was left that

blank sheet of paper to be found;

Some go so far as to question

whether it wasn’t simply discarded

and the discovery of it

merely chance.

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4 thoughts on “A Blank Sheet of Paper

  1. VijayNair

    A fascinating and enigmatic write inviting the reader to contribute his/her perspective.I am reminded, obliquely, to some of Wallace Stevens’ poems.

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  2. keith

    Encountered too many blank sheets of paper of late. Testament in my case to block. Should have investigated more thoroughly and I may have seen what you see !

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