Crash MAG

August 14, 2009
By Erin Chapman SILVER, Waldorf, Maryland
Erin Chapman SILVER, Waldorf, Maryland
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Paper airplane
flying gracefully through the air.
A little boy watches in rapture,
eagerly runs after his creation.
But suddenly,
it stops.
As the plane takes a nosedive,
the boy's face falls,
and he stands, watching its descent.
He looks up, notices a dark cloud in the sky
that seemed to appear out of nowhere.
He turns around,
wanting to head home before the storm hits,
but halts
at the sight of his aunt
standing before him.
She slowly kneels down to his level,
meets his eyes, her own watering,
threatening to spill over at any moment.
She speaks slowly,
and he watches her lips move,
but he hears only silence,
for there is no soundtrack
to a world crashing down around you.

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on Apr. 6 2016 at 5:07 pm
OliviaL. BRONZE, Fayetteville, Arkansas
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I honestly find that most of the time the last line or two lines make the poem and are critical. You chose wisely on this :) good work.

TommyRay said...
on Apr. 6 2016 at 9:39 am
TommyRay, Waco, Texas
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this is so nice!!!! you should be in a poem contest!!!!seriously1

on Aug. 27 2010 at 2:54 pm
Brooklea SILVER, Granite Falls, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
"let go of what kills you & hold on to what keeps you breathing"

this is really good:]

i love the ending the most:]

on Aug. 27 2010 at 10:39 am
midnightsilence PLATINUM, Hilltowns, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
There are consequences for your actions

this is really great.. nice job

taylor11 GOLD said...
on Jan. 31 2010 at 12:23 am
taylor11 GOLD, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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this is seriously awesome!


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