May 7, 2009
By Charlie Maynard BRONZE, Winnetka, Illinois
Charlie Maynard BRONZE, Winnetka, Illinois
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The bitter winter air cripples my lips
All the while my nose turns an unfamiliar shade of red
The sun overhead shines no more as the gloomy clouds engulf the light once there
The grass subsides as the trees last leaves descend to the ground
Birds rhythmic chirping is lost in the white abyss
Animals scatter for the last of food preparing for something they knew would come
Getting dressed takes longer
Along with getting out of the driveway
The streets once filled with lemonade stands and kids playing in the park
Are now barren with only the occasional passerby
The world stops
Winter is here to stay

The author's comments:
I was inspired to write this poem becuase we've had one of the longest winters in Chicago ever. It seemed like it would never end.

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on Nov. 26 2009 at 11:28 pm
bamboom212 PLATINUM, Chestnut Ridge, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"The truth with a bad intent, is worse than any lie you can ever invent."
"You are smarter than you think. You are stronger than you look. You are braver than you feel."

i like it alot. its different & i luv the descriptionz. keep it up!!

on May. 16 2009 at 8:48 pm
bluejay31 SILVER, Scottsdale, Arizona
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Hi, I thought that this was really good. I really understood what you were trying to tell the readers. However, after saying that, I do think it needs better flow. But overall, great job. :)


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