The In-Class Essay

March 29, 2010
By Inflatable_Corn SILVER, Odessa, Florida
Inflatable_Corn SILVER, Odessa, Florida
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Glances, darting glances, at the clock upon the wall
Torpid minutes slide away like the raindrops on the window-pane
Writing, quickly writing, ideas which collide like Dominos
A stagnant river of intellectual creativity, left to fester in its own, unguided filth
Whiteness, blinding whiteness, stares up at me with a sardonic smirk
Singing my academic eulogy from the tempting depths of nothingness
Ideas, final ideas, rest at the gates of my tumultuous mind
Unable to lift this work of utter desperation with their broken wings
Inspiration, comedic inspiration, crackles to life amidst my swirling thoughts
To wrap myself in anesthetic laughter, to numb the pain of mental lethargy
Title, a gripping title, to draw eyes away from the wasteland below
Trembling, I write: A Study in Nihilism

The author's comments:
Written after an excruciating night of writer's block.

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Redolvene GOLD said...
on Dec. 24 2014 at 4:12 pm
Redolvene GOLD, Sunny, Florida
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This is such an awesome piece! I loved reading it so much I added it to my favorites. Nice work 5/5

on Apr. 29 2010 at 3:20 pm
Inflatable_Corn SILVER, Odessa, Florida
8 articles 0 photos 7 comments
Thank you!

on Apr. 29 2010 at 2:32 pm
HeatherBee BRONZE, I Live In, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Go on and try to tear me down. I will be rising from the ground, like a skyscraper

Love is louder than the pressure to be perfect

u hav really good word choice!! and i liked the part that said: "ideas which collide like dominos"

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