The Final Walk

July 23, 2010
By Shadow913 SILVER, Hinckley, Illinois
Shadow913 SILVER, Hinckley, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Remember what they say. 'There's no shortcut to a dream. It's all blood and sweat, and life is what you manage in between."' -Lyrics from "October" by Broken Bells


I stand there,
poising myself
for the last day,
the last time
to take that short walk.
My feet move beneath me,
dragging my resistant body
Forward,
Onward,
Towards the final destination.

Somewhere, in the far back crevices
of my sorrowful mind,
I protest.
Not wanting to go forward.
Not wanting to take the next step.
Not ready for what lies ahead.

The end of this walk
is where my unknown future
Resides.
Where it sits,
waiting for me,
waiting for my whole being
to step forth into it’s daunting grasp.

I ready myself,
mind and body,
as the destination
becomes closer.
Closer.
Closer.
I let out a single sigh--
mind steady,
heart strong—
as I complete
the final walk.


The author's comments:
This was actually written about my last time walking to the bus stop, which meant my last day of Junior High. It was a pretty big deal for me.

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on Aug. 21 2010 at 6:32 pm
Shadow913 SILVER, Hinckley, Illinois
6 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Remember what they say. 'There's no shortcut to a dream. It's all blood and sweat, and life is what you manage in between."' -Lyrics from "October" by Broken Bells

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