Gossip Smog

March 1, 2010
By LoveOfWords BRONZE, Ascot, Other
LoveOfWords BRONZE, Ascot, Other
4 articles 3 photos 48 comments

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I reject your reality and substitute my own! -- Adam Savage


Their gossip falls from their mouth like dense smoke and snakes and swirls round their ankles like a cat. It comes thick and fast, like smog belching out of buildings. I cough. At least I'm not chocking. They open the door to the bathroom, and the smog rushes out around my ankels, chilling me. They move fast in the hallway and the smog thins out behind them untill I can't hear it. I try to wash my legs of it in the sink, but no matter how I scrub, they are stained. I cough, and emit a puff.


The author's comments:
I just came up with this random thought one day in the bathroom. My classmates were talking really loud it it seemed like it filled the room. I had the idea to make it smog, because gossip is like verbal pollution.

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on Mar. 17 2010 at 4:51 pm
LoveOfWords BRONZE, Ascot, Other
4 articles 3 photos 48 comments

Favorite Quote:
I reject your reality and substitute my own! -- Adam Savage

Thank you! :)

I have thought of somthing new since I posted it:

They open the door to the bathroom, and it rushes out around my ankles. The hisses of "she said, he said, she said" chill me, and electric zap down my spine.

dlove14 BRONZE said...
on Mar. 16 2010 at 9:04 pm
dlove14 BRONZE, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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I really like how you compared gossip to pollution. I wish this was a longer story because I wanted to read more :)

on Mar. 6 2010 at 3:45 pm
LoveOfWords BRONZE, Ascot, Other
4 articles 3 photos 48 comments

Favorite Quote:
I reject your reality and substitute my own! -- Adam Savage

Oh, thank you! It's really nice to have people leave positive comments.

on Mar. 6 2010 at 11:59 am
PuzzleLuver SILVER, Powell, Ohio
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"For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but have eternal life" John 3:16

I love it! You captured gossip perfectly. Keep writing.

on Mar. 5 2010 at 12:03 pm
LoveOfWords BRONZE, Ascot, Other
4 articles 3 photos 48 comments

Favorite Quote:
I reject your reality and substitute my own! -- Adam Savage

Please leave comments and constructive critisisim. Thanks!


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