Little Pebble MAG

January 15, 2010
By WritebyMoonlight SILVER, Pratts, Virginia
WritebyMoonlight SILVER, Pratts, Virginia
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When he was but a boy,
tears poured from his eyes.
He was never good enough
for the other guys.
It wasn't his lack of determination,
or his lack of tries,
not for his lack of heart,
just his lack of size.
Targeted for tininess,
hated for his height,
shunned for shortness,
he didn't even fight.
On these days, his grandmother
would hold him close and dear,
pull on her spectacles,
and whisper, “Listen here.
Little pebble, my darling,
now you're just a child –
unpolished and unrefined,
loose gravel scattered, wild.
But someday, I promise you,
you'll fall and earn your scars
in the rock tumbler of life
you'll be the envy of the stars.”
After hearing her words,
he bolted out the door.
A sweet symphony in his ears,
he wasn't little anymore.


The author's comments:
Inspired by my brother and intermingled with some feelings about another friend's perspective on life, I wrote this short little poem as an uplifting way to remind the reader that life should never get you down no matter what.

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on Jan. 27 2010 at 11:05 am
AbbotRabbit GOLD, Abolana, District Of Columbia
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Favorite Quote:
This poem has great flow and insight.
I really enjoyed it.
Lovely poem darling =]
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This poem has great flow and insight.

I really enjoyed it.

Lovely poem darling =]

-Please check out the works that I have posted on here it would be highly appreciated and I think you would greatly enjoy them, Thankk youz-

XxIll tell you Im an orphan after you meet myy familyXx


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