Hyena

June 1, 2010
By OfficialApprover PLATINUM, Orefield, Pennsylvania
OfficialApprover PLATINUM, Orefield, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Grab life by the balls. -Slobberknocker
We cannot change the cards we're dealt just how we play the hand
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted
It's pretty easy to be smart when you're parroting smart people
-Randy Pausch


The hurricane gallops in
Like the swift approach of a hyena
It tears up trees and dwellings
And stuffs them in its hungry maw
Cackling and whistling with rage
Swiping them with a swirling paw
Over the sea and plains it roams
Destroying creatures, people’s homes
Then it whirls itself to sleep
It is not here long to stay
Then, as a loathsome coward,
Slowly, slowly, slinks away


The author's comments:
I think that comparing a phenomenon of weather with an animal makes it all the more real.

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on Jul. 27 2010 at 3:34 pm
OfficialApprover PLATINUM, Orefield, Pennsylvania
48 articles 0 photos 1754 comments

Favorite Quote:
Grab life by the balls. -Slobberknocker
We cannot change the cards we're dealt just how we play the hand
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted
It's pretty easy to be smart when you're parroting smart people
-Randy Pausch

Thanks:)  

on Jul. 27 2010 at 1:18 pm
dreamer112 GOLD, Burnsville, Minnesota
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This is very powerful. I like the imagery.

on Jul. 12 2010 at 4:06 pm
OfficialApprover PLATINUM, Orefield, Pennsylvania
48 articles 0 photos 1754 comments

Favorite Quote:
Grab life by the balls. -Slobberknocker
We cannot change the cards we're dealt just how we play the hand
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted
It's pretty easy to be smart when you're parroting smart people
-Randy Pausch

Thank you so much!  I really like comparing weather and people to animals, you find more similarities than you'd think.

Cigg.Sunn GOLD said...
on Jul. 12 2010 at 11:30 am
Cigg.Sunn GOLD, Avondale, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"When we were yonger, we used to think dandelions were flowers, it's not until we grew up that we begun calling them flowers. Dandelions never changed. Our standards did."

I did not comment your story just cause i'm on a short time.

But I will get around to it and you will be reciving my comment soon.

I agree that comparing something so unexplainable, and giving it qualities, wheather they be animal, or human qualites gives it more of a ZING :D

The useage of a hyena was great! A powerful anf sly creature, for a poweful and shy forcast! :D


on Jul. 10 2010 at 3:32 pm
OfficialApprover PLATINUM, Orefield, Pennsylvania
48 articles 0 photos 1754 comments

Favorite Quote:
Grab life by the balls. -Slobberknocker
We cannot change the cards we're dealt just how we play the hand
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted
It's pretty easy to be smart when you're parroting smart people
-Randy Pausch

Thanks!:) 

on Jul. 10 2010 at 2:48 pm
alenkaaa BRONZE, Battle Ground, Washington
2 articles 2 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
I'm falling apart, I'm barely breathing. With a broken heart. Thats still beating...

This is REALLY good! i love your choice of words!

on Jul. 6 2010 at 10:46 pm
OfficialApprover PLATINUM, Orefield, Pennsylvania
48 articles 0 photos 1754 comments

Favorite Quote:
Grab life by the balls. -Slobberknocker
We cannot change the cards we're dealt just how we play the hand
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted
It's pretty easy to be smart when you're parroting smart people
-Randy Pausch

Thanks!:) 

toflyaway said...
on Jul. 6 2010 at 10:40 pm
toflyaway, Melbourne, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"You're Bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret, all the best people are" -Alice In Wonderland (2010)

I agree with you description! Great use of description, creates a really vivid image! :)

on Jul. 6 2010 at 3:39 pm
OfficialApprover PLATINUM, Orefield, Pennsylvania
48 articles 0 photos 1754 comments

Favorite Quote:
Grab life by the balls. -Slobberknocker
We cannot change the cards we're dealt just how we play the hand
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted
It's pretty easy to be smart when you're parroting smart people
-Randy Pausch

Thanks!  I had to do this for school, so I'm glad you enjoyed it:)

on Jul. 6 2010 at 1:42 pm
Stargirl212 GOLD, Atlanta, Georgia
13 articles 0 photos 34 comments

Favorite Quote:
"No matter how dark the sky, you'll always have the stars."

I love it!! Keep writing :)


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