Lives

June 13, 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 cape billows and flaps, swatting like an angry fly
The geese cackle raucously, beating grimy wings
A call reaches my ears, faint and desperate like a cornered doe
A scream as piercing as blades in my ears
The scent of smoke tinged with pain


Bullets bounce off my chest like pennies in a fountain

I see a body as stiff and cold as the stone gargoyles
And I know a life has been lost

Those filthy birds laugh at my failure
As my body takes off up, up into the air
Leaving my throbbing, crying heart behind for the millionth time
A plea penetrates the fog and my soul aches
For how could this be different?
Nevertheless, I soar to their aid and find
Another body as pale as a statue, but-
There! A bosom heaving, heart pounding
I fly her away to an unmolested haven, free of criminals and pain
Her eyes flicker like butterfly wings and a smile curls upon her face
And I know a life has been saved


The author's comments:
Guess whose point of view this is from?

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on Aug. 1 2010 at 5:50 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! Of course.

on Aug. 1 2010 at 5:43 pm
MercedesXO DIAMOND, South Easton, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"I realize that life is risks. It's acknowledging the past but looking forward. It's taking chances that we will make mistakes but believeing we all deserve to be forgiven."
-The Dead Tossed Waves.

this was fantastic. you did a great job with it. loved the imagery and way to which you chose your words. nice work. i'd appriciate it if you'd check out mine and see what you think as well!

on Jul. 31 2010 at 6:08 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! And it's no problem.

on Jul. 31 2010 at 5:55 pm
christin.bass SILVER, Eagle River, Alaska
8 articles 0 photos 45 comments

Favorite Quote:
you will never make it big if you dream small. youll never learn if your living in the past and youll never understand if you were to fast forward, just press play and live!

This was amazing and so discriptive, Great job! (:

And thank you fr the comment on my work I appreciate it.


on Jul. 27 2010 at 10:20 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

OK that's strange...sorry if this sounds annoying but are you sure you got the name right?  And put the information in the right place?

windy_sunny said...
on Jul. 27 2010 at 10:00 pm
windy_sunny, FORKS, Other
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thank you.but it seems not to work.and it didnt pop up.i dont know why...    well,i will  appreciate the article you write! ∩_∩

on Jul. 27 2010 at 9:45 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

It won't let me post the web address....in the upper right corner of TI there is a search box, and next to the word go there are the words Advanced Search.  Click on that, and enter the title Gymnatics Is My Life, and the section Nonfiction Personal Experience, it should pop up.

on Jul. 27 2010 at 9:41 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!  And do you see the search box in the upper right hand corner?  Next to the word go there is an Advanced Search. If you put in the article's name, Gymnastics Is My Life, and the section, Nonfiction, Perosnal experience, you should get it.  But just in case.....TeenInk.com/nonfiction/personal_experience/article/228029/Gymnastics-Is-My-Life/

windy_sunny said...
on Jul. 27 2010 at 9:35 pm
windy_sunny, FORKS, Other
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sofaļ¼šD       ur talent!

btw, could you  give me the website address.i didnt find that article GYM at all!





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