Recycled Friendship

August 19, 2009
By Hollywog. PLATINUM, Mole Creek, Other
Hollywog. PLATINUM, Mole Creek, Other
21 articles 23 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
It's better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all..

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind - Ghandi


As I looked at that photo of you
I saw:
The crazy sleepovers, watching as many movies as we could before falling asleep.
The surprise birthday parties that we could never quite keep a secret.
The letters we wrote, telling the other just how much we loved them.
Then I saw:
The dirty looks for reasons unknown from the other side of the room.
The words you wrote to us, blurred by the tears of anger and disbelief.
The secret alliance with thr wrong crowd, marking the end of our recycled friendship.

As I looked at that photo of you
I felt:
The overpowering sense of trust when we shared our deepest secrets.
The satisfied sick feeling after eating countless pieces of cheap chocolate.
The radiating pride in my chest when I said "She's my best friend."
Then I felt:
The crushing ache of betrayal when our trust was broken.
The individual stab of each and every lie you professionally smoothed over.
The wave of sadness when I could no longer say "She's my best friend."

As I looked at that photo of you
I heard:
The DMCs which made the boys angry and ended with us crying.
The hysterical laughing at the most inappropriate moments possible.
The lines to our favourite movies that we could recite off by heart.
Then I heard:
The sarcastic comments you seemed to think were hysterically funny.
The whispered gossip behind our backs you assumed we didn't know about.
The selfish, stuck-up attitude you developed from being with her.

As I looked at that photo of you
I watched:
The remains of our friendship fall away.


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on Oct. 27 2009 at 5:30 pm
Hollywog. PLATINUM, Mole Creek, Other
21 articles 23 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
It's better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all..

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind - Ghandi

Thankyou! That's the sort of thing I was aiming for, and I'm glad I succeeded.

Thanks for the inspiring comment!! =D

xx

Shells SILVER said...
on Oct. 27 2009 at 12:50 pm
Shells SILVER, Dixon, Wyoming
7 articles 6 photos 38 comments

Favorite Quote:
“The dye has been cast. The decision has been made. I have stepped over the line. I won’t look back, let up, slow down, or back away. My past is redeemed, my present makes sense, my future secure. I’m done with low living, sight walking, small planning, colorless dreams, tamed visions, mundane talking, cheap living and dwarfed goals: I no longer need preeminence, prosperity, positions, promotions, or popularity. I don’t have to be right, first, tops, recognized, praised, regarded or rewarded. I now live by faith, lean on His presence, walk with patience, live by prayer and labor with power. My face is set, my goal is Heaven, my road is narrow, my way is rough, my companions are few, my Guide is reliable, my mission clear. I cannot be bought, compromised, detoured, lured away, turned back, deluded or delayed. I will not flinch in the face of sacrifice, hesitate in the presence of adversary, negotiate at the table of the enemy, ponder at the pool of popularity or meander in the maze of mediocrity. I won’t give up, shut up, let up, until I have stayed up, stored up, prayed up, paid up, and spoken up for the cause of Christ. I am a disciple of the lord Jesus Christ.” - African martyred for Christ.

Amazing!=) I love how you made it bittersweet, with the sweet memories of friendship, and then the bitter memories of loosing that friendship. You did a wonderful job.

mai..... GOLD said...
on Oct. 19 2009 at 12:28 am
mai..... GOLD, Deloraine, Other
13 articles 45 photos 31 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Just be yourself, because life's to short to be anybody else" :) - Step Up 2 The Streets :) ♥

Thats great Holly!! xxoxoxoxox sniff!

on Aug. 25 2009 at 7:24 pm
jennee21_ann GOLD, Helper, Utah
17 articles 0 photos 568 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't gain the world and lose your soul....wisdom is better than silver or gold."

"You can always close a book, but you can never close the mind of a writer."

wow! like super wow :)


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