Theme for English 11

April 9, 2009
By tlw101591 SILVER, Temperance, Michigan
tlw101591 SILVER, Temperance, Michigan
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The instructor said,

"Go home and write
a page tonight
And let that page come out of you--
Then it will be true."

Being only seventeen,
I'm not able to know
everything there is about life.
Love, death, jealously.
But here is what I do know--

Love is a beautiful feeling
that you may have for someone
or something.
Love sweeps you up and
catches you by surprise.
Love is unexpected and
only leaves you with the
feeling of wanting more.
It guides you into a new light
and leaves you with an impression
you will never forget.

Death pulls you to the bottom
of your lowest low and then
pulls you apart.
Death is an almost unbearable
experience. Death should not
be taken lightly.
Death is ugly, but
death is certain.

Jealously occurs because of the
unobtainable inequality of humans.
Material possessions cause this
jealously. Possessions do not seem
good enough for someone.
Jealously eats you up and
allows you to feel nothing else.

I may not know much,
But this is what I do know.

The author's comments:
This is somewhat based on Langston Hughes's "Theme for English B"

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