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.
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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