Surely the Textbook Writers Don't Know Everything

October 25, 2011
By princetonlover BRONZE, Rumson, New Jersey
princetonlover BRONZE, Rumson, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
the road less traveled has better music.


I read somewhere, once
That no matter how close two objects are
To each other
There is still space between them.
A
Tiny
Immeasurable
Nearly
Nonexistent
Amount
Of
Space.
It was beautiful, you know.
The way your hand
Perfectly enclosed mine.
I could think of
Nothing else.
Close the space.
And I did.
I heard the planets crash together
I felt the stars swirl in my palm
And the satellites slide beneath our fingertips.
I held on until I was sure
Nothing could come between us
And I thought to myself
That I should find that fact I read
And change it.
If you wish to close the space,
You will.


The author's comments:
I read somewhere that scientifically speaking, two objects never actually touch each other because of something to do with atoms and space. This fascinates me, so I decided to put it in the context of hand holding. I related it to something in my life.

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on Nov. 2 2011 at 7:56 pm
Metaphor SILVER, Falls Church, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
The beauty of grace is that it make life not fair.

I am so touched by this.  It is so personable and tells the story with perfect pairs of words. 


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