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October 22, 2011
By Kvothe28 SILVER, Temecula, California
Kvothe28 SILVER, Temecula, California
5 articles 0 photos 78 comments

Favorite Quote:
Excuse me while I prepare my impromptu remarks. -Winston Churchill

Tell it like it is, not how it was. -Jonathan

Break it down like a fine English double-gun. -R. Bitoni


I slide into my usual spot at the table, and it's pretty crowded. I'm sitting next to Shyness, who doesn't make eye contact and continues eating. Then I see her.

“You should go talk to her,” Confidence says.

I nod. He's absolutely right.

“Are you sure about that? You'll be humiliated!” cries Fear.

I pick at my food. He has a good point.

“If you don't try, you'll never know,” Curiosity whispers.

Wise words indeed.

Reality stands up and pours his half-full milk carton on my head.

I need some new friends.

Will all of you just shut up!

“Hey, Anger, long time no see!” somebody yells.

Sanity gets up and leaves the table.

“You should really think about this,” Doubt mutters.

Seriously! I want you all to leave!

I get my wish. I look down at the end of the table and see two guys still sitting there.

“Why are you still here?” I ask.

“I started all of this, and I'm not leaving until it's finished,” Love replies.

“And you didn't really want me gone,” Hope adds.

I smile. I take a deep breath, stand up, and walk over to her table.

“Hi.”



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Rory D. said...
on Aug. 17 2012 at 11:28 am
Very well done and ever so insightful.  Definitely one to share with my class.  

on Mar. 3 2012 at 7:09 am
ILoveWritingAlot BRONZE, E, Other
3 articles 5 photos 57 comments

Favorite Quote:
Every end is a new beginning;
What a caterpillar calls an end the rest of the world calls a butterfly;
There never was a good war, or a bad peace.;
“People will believe anything if you whisper it.”
“Where words fail, Music speaks”

Omg!! it's awesome!! good Job! :)

on Nov. 11 2011 at 2:57 pm
Danealle SILVER, Wheeling, Illinois
7 articles 0 photos 119 comments

Favorite Quote:
Anything is possible with a smile and goal in mind.

Very creative twist on the battle humans have with their emotions! 

BluBliss GOLD said...
on Nov. 4 2011 at 2:16 pm
BluBliss GOLD, New York, New York
14 articles 0 photos 161 comments

Favorite Quote:
Bella's love for Edward was like, "Omg. He's hot. He's mine because he sparkles. Now I'll brood the wholle book while I'm with him."

I love this! "it's pretty crowded." and then teh love character. I love it. I love it i love it i love it. Goin' to my favorites, telling my best friend about it...did i mention i love it? Especially how it's longer in teh beginning, adn how the narrator seems to agree wtih everyone. and then it's not confidence that gets him up, but the abscence of everyone but Love and Hope.... and how they all left because he didn't want them there. "really, i want you all to leave! shut up!'

on Nov. 2 2011 at 12:32 pm
NiklausMikaelson1864 SILVER, Southwest Harbor, Maine
5 articles 0 photos 46 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Please note that I am saying this as I twirl my metaphorical mustache." ~Talon McCallister

This is the most original piece I've read so far! keep up the great work

on Nov. 1 2011 at 5:32 pm
Kvothe28 SILVER, Temecula, California
5 articles 0 photos 78 comments

Favorite Quote:
Excuse me while I prepare my impromptu remarks. -Winston Churchill

Tell it like it is, not how it was. -Jonathan

Break it down like a fine English double-gun. -R. Bitoni

Wow thank you so much. I loved your poem Robin Hood. =)

on Nov. 1 2011 at 12:46 am
PaigeStreet PLATINUM, Juneau, Alaska
47 articles 0 photos 218 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Stay golden"
- Johnny (The Outsiders, S. E. Hinton)

This is genius and beautiful and its going on my favorites list. 

on Oct. 31 2011 at 7:10 pm
Sarajustine BRONZE, Massapequa, New York
1 article 0 photos 35 comments
Wow I really liked this! Very clever and interesting. I agree with the previous comment—you did a wonderful job portraying the mind and all the emotions that run through a person's head when they try to talk to someone they like. Well done!

on Oct. 28 2011 at 7:32 pm
Garnet77 PLATINUM, Sinagpore, Other
31 articles 6 photos 578 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Everything's a triangle." ~ My mother

"Write what you love, write what you care about, because sometimes, it's the easiest way to be heard."

I love the way you've portrayed the mind. It was really cleverly done. I did catch a part where you changed from present tense to past tense in the fourth paragraph, and the rest of the piece continues to be in past tense. Other than that though, I really like this piece. I can really imagine the conflicting feelings. Great job! :)




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