Grains of Sand

September 8, 2009
By Anonymous

I hated her. I hated how she ignored his efforts even though he would kill for her, even though he was standing there pouring his heart out to her, and she was just silent, letting him walk away without even saying anything.

She didn’t know I was watching, but I was. I had seen everything.

“I love you,” He said, and she stared at him, watching as he left her, watching as he got into his car and drove away.

I wish I were her. I would call him up, tell him I was completely and utterly in love with him, and we would be together just like it was meant to be.

But no, she had to be stupid and stubborn and stuck up, worrying about what other people though before considering her own opinion.

He was terribly misunderstood, a troublemaker, while she was a child prodigy, destined to do great while he just wandered, doing what he wanted while he felt like.

In my opinion, the latter is the better plan. In my opinion it is better to do what you feel like in the moment, to be spontaneous, than to follow a strict regiment, to go through life doing what everyone else tells you, doing what they want you to do.

What is life if it is not spontaneous? Why are we here if it is not to do what we want? How could she not love him? I would die for him, I would die to touch him, to know that he was mine and that he loved me, and no one else.

She jus t let him drift away, like sand being washed away by the tide.

But me, I love the sand, and I would stand in the water’s way, fighting to protect my square of beach, fighting to protect the essence of love and freedom.

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on Oct. 11 2011 at 9:44 pm
smileyface96 BRONZE, Tifton, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"To die would be an awfully big adventure" -peter pan

Good jobbb!

on Apr. 18 2011 at 8:50 pm
remembermeplz PLATINUM, Friend, Nebraska
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Favorite Quote:
"when the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace" -- Jimi Hendrix

very good.I love♥ it =D

keep it up

on Mar. 27 2011 at 6:19 pm
emoducks BRONZE, Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"Life will only be amazing if you make it that way."
-Me (:

this was amazing. keep writing :)

on Dec. 7 2010 at 5:47 pm
Cuppie.Cake DIAMOND,
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Favorite Quote:
\"I\'m Not Afraid To Take A Stand, Everybody Come Take My Hand.\"
\"I Just Want You To Know, That You Deserve The Best, You\'re Beautiful.\"
~Lil\' Wayne~
\"Just keep swimming, just keep swimming. What do we do...we swim swim swim.\"
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oh my gosh. That is amazing. You are an amazing writer. Keep writing. Can't wait to read more of your stuff:)

raerae900 said...
on Oct. 2 2010 at 9:39 pm
That was really good. :) I like the way you described the character's feelings. I knew exactly what they felt. 

TigerLynn GOLD said...
on Oct. 6 2009 at 9:10 pm
TigerLynn GOLD, Maysville, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"She walks in beauty,
Like the night of cloudless climes and starry skies;
And all that's best of dark and bright
Meet in her aspect and her eyes."

good descriptions i really like how you compared him to sand.

on Oct. 2 2009 at 5:34 pm
AshoIncognito, Fairfield Bay, Arkansas
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Favorite Quote:
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind --Dr. Seuss

This was great. Beautiful style, wonderful comparisions. I had goosebumps through the whole thing. Keep writing!

on Sep. 25 2009 at 6:57 pm
EHunt96 PLATINUM, Swampscott, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"Never give up on something you can't go a day without thinking about."

I know exactly how that feels. I love this article. Keep writing!!!!!!!!!!!

demartinot said...
on Sep. 22 2009 at 12:41 pm
i think that this article was great. you did an amazing job by comparing the sand and the beach, to love and romance. ''she just let him drift away, like sand being washed away by the tide.'' that sentence was a good way to relate love to the ocean.

Bookaddict said...
on Sep. 21 2009 at 5:04 pm
You have talent, i think this was a great piece! :)

on Sep. 19 2009 at 10:50 pm
kellygurl365 SILVER, Cave Junction, Oregon
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you are a great writer and it was amazing reading this. it was exactly what i needed to read today! thank you!

Jaquie BRONZE said...
on Sep. 19 2009 at 12:28 pm
Jaquie BRONZE, West Palm Beach, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
This is certainly one of my favorites: "I will become even more undignified than this, and I will be humiliated in my own eyes." -2 Samuel 6:22

Wow. This is amazing. I really can relate to this. I have nothing more to say because you've left me speechless. I'll stop now before I burst out in tears. Keep writing.

God bless,



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