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This Sad World

September 12, 2009
By Mandiella DIAMOND, Plaistow, New Hampshire
Mandiella DIAMOND, Plaistow, New Hampshire
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Favorite Quote:
Don't waste time. Start procrastinating now.


School is like a rocky coast. If you make a wrong move, you’ll hurt yourself. In this coast, I am the crab, who is always scuttling away to hide under a rock.
My home is like a battlefield. There are always people ready to get the enemy, either with words or physically. And up in my room, I am the wounded soldier, trying to get away from the action.
This world is like a jungle. You have to be smart, or that big tiger of sorrow will pounce on you and eat you up.



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on Apr. 8 2011 at 10:41 pm
dancerkimberly BRONZE, Moore, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
"dream as if you'll live forever, Live like there's no tomorrow"

I really enjoyed this poem! I love all the metaphors.


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