What Matters Most

August 23, 2009
By biggerinfinities SILVER, Superior, Colorado
biggerinfinities SILVER, Superior, Colorado
7 articles 0 photos 356 comments

Favorite Quote:
“We accept the love we think we deserve.”
― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower


I didn’t care. Really, and truly, if you had asked if I cared, I might have said “Do what you want; I’m not your Boy Scout leader. I don’t care”. And maybe, maybe you would have gently pulled my face up to yours and read the lie that was plainly written all over my face. And maybe you would have been able to see the heart wrenching pain in my eyes; bursting with tears that refused to be shed. And maybe you would have said “Butterfly, don’t cry I will always be there. I promise.” And lift me up so I could kiss you, because, of course, I can’t reach all the way up those basketball legs. The kiss would be brief and sweet, your way of reassuring me that all would be right in the world. You’ll see.

Of course, you didn’t do any of those things before you went off to “serve your country” and “be a man” and give everyone “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” But what about my happiness? What about that? Didn’t that matter to you at all? But I suppose that I should try to be fair. You did write a note to me. It has a lot of letters from the alphabet that piece together a message about why you did this. But I don’t care about that part- I care about the part that reads “I love you; you are my angel from heaven above.”

And the part about this that makes me want to hide from my grief and pain, is how I’ll never get to say it back to you.



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on Jan. 4 2010 at 3:34 pm
biggerinfinities SILVER, Superior, Colorado
7 articles 0 photos 356 comments

Favorite Quote:
“We accept the love we think we deserve.”
― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

thisis really not my best work, but it has the best feeling

on Dec. 30 2009 at 7:26 pm
Thethingiseek BRONZE, N Las Vegas, Nevada
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Favorite Quote:
"May we continue not to judge man by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."- by
"The day we stopped fighting for eachother is the day we lost our humanity"-2012 movie
"No man is equivalent to the person next to him."me

I love it. It has so many meanings

on Nov. 8 2009 at 7:41 pm
BriarRose PLATINUM, Seneca, Illinois
24 articles 7 photos 162 comments

Favorite Quote:
I don't need a rose. I want a daisy you picked for my hair. I don't want some fancy box of chocolate. I want a pink frosting cookie you made just for me. Lets skip the upscale restaraunt and have a picnic in the park.

yeah, keep writing; you can draw the reader in really well

meganleigh said...
on Oct. 8 2009 at 11:42 pm
meganleigh, Everson, Washington
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I want to read more! You're writing style really connects to the reader, or myself at the least.

on Sep. 26 2009 at 7:33 am
EHunt96 PLATINUM, Swampscott, Massachusetts
32 articles 0 photos 215 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never give up on something you can't go a day without thinking about."

Very well written!!!! Keep up the good work!!!

Angelalala said...
on Sep. 9 2009 at 6:52 pm
Angelalala, Gilbert, Arizona
0 articles 4 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
I won't be a rock star. I will be a legend.
-Freddie Mercury

I really like this! it has a lot of feeling i such a short story. =-)


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