AYOT Poetry Corner
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AYOT Poetry Corner

The Perfect Escape Mechanism

Lost in between the lines

An open book floating above the clouds and the pages display a land of greeness surrounding a beautiful tree.

A little boy wakes one morning in sorrow,
Yesterday is hard to forget,
As he was reminded that there’s no love in his world,
So he closes his eyes once more not wanting to face the day yet.

Unable to force sleep,
He rolls over, picks up a book,
Turning page after page…



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Colleen Millsteed

Colleen Millsteed


Top Writer in Poetry. I’m a Finance Manager with a love of both numbers and words.