Just Do It MAG

April 7, 2009
By Clarabella BRONZE, Houston, Texas
Clarabella BRONZE, Houston, Texas
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I look down at the hundred-foot drop.
Then at the thick rope that binds me to safety.
Bungee jump. Just do it.

I gaze into his adoring eyes.
Then gulp and wipe my sweaty hands on my jacket.
Kiss him. Just do it.

I doodle on my paper.
Then think, what's twenty-seven divided by nine?
Math homework. Just do it.

I reach out to ring the doorbell,
Then pull my hand away.
Apologize. Just do it.

I glare at the dirty kitchen,
Then look longingly at the TV.
Clean the kitchen. Just do it.

I look at her answers – correct answers, I know.
Then at my own erased paper.
Cheat. Just do it.

I twiddle my thumbs in the waiting room.
Then look into the ER.
Say good-bye. Just do it.

I kissed the boy. I jumped from the cliff.
I apologized to my best friend.
I did my homework. I copied her answers.
I said good-bye in the end.

I did it all.

Was it wrong? Was it right?
Was it day? Was it night?
When did it happen? Where were you?
How did it happen? Would you have, too?

Choices, choices. Go ahead. Just do it



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on Aug. 2 2010 at 1:53 pm
MelanieLouise PLATINUM, Plymouth, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
to live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong

great poem. keep writing, Mel :) oh and check some of my stuff out if you get a chance

on Aug. 2 2010 at 10:20 am
Imaginedangerous PLATINUM, Riverton, Utah
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I like the pattern- good work. You never did say whether the kitchen got cleaned or not, though... :)

on Dec. 18 2009 at 5:54 pm
LeilaniLives PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"They say 'Life's two steps forward and one step back' - But what if I tripped and fell down the whole flight of stairs?"

I'm not sure it had the right scheme, but I definitely like it. Great job.

Siguaw003 said...
on Oct. 1 2009 at 9:58 pm
I really like you're poem (:

Good jobb!

(:


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