On an Average Day

November 23, 2010
By TaHa404 SILVER, Midlothian, Virginia
TaHa404 SILVER, Midlothian, Virginia
8 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them."
~Lemony Snicket (Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can't Avoid)


A new mother smiles
at the baby in her arms,
enjoying the warmth of
loving someone.

A homeless child wanders
on the streets, looking for
the crumbs of someone’s
food in garbage cans.

A restaurant owner wonders
what he should put on the
menu for breakfast, lunch,
dinner, and dessert.

A recent high school graduate
looks through college brochures
for another place to learn
enough to get a job.

A 93 year-old woman stares
out the window, waiting to
pick the right moment to
leave the earth.

An environmentalist picks up
trash on the side of a highway,
yelling at people who throw
litter out the window.

A photographer adjusts his
camera, trying to focus in on
one small thing in the
entire universe.

Seven nobodies do one small
thing that hurts nobody, but
without them, we wouldn’t
have the day we have.

The author's comments:
There are so many people that seem to do nothing for the world, but what if there were no nobodies?

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TaHa404 SILVER said...
on Dec. 19 2010 at 2:25 pm
TaHa404 SILVER, Midlothian, Virginia
8 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them."
~Lemony Snicket (Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can't Avoid)

Haha, you rock :)

Vidra PLATINUM said...
on Dec. 19 2010 at 11:35 am
Vidra PLATINUM, Midlothian, Virginia
46 articles 17 photos 89 comments

Favorite Quote:
“I write only because
There is a voice within me
That will not be still.”
-Sylvia Plath

This reminds me of a poem I wrote one time...


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