Abandoned Learning

August 5, 2012
By baileysul PLATINUM, Guilford, Connecticut
baileysul PLATINUM, Guilford, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed." -Ernest Hemingway

“Better things to come”
lazily written in chalk.
Abandoned schoolbooks, a wooden
figurine sitting upright, listening
to the silence.


“Did people die here?” we wondered.
Creaks and squeaky
boards mark undone
footsteps, dust
acts as a film
preserving the numbers,
preserving the letters,
preserving the words.

The author's comments:
My friends and I found an abandoned school building and decided to peek into it, only to find strange objects, almost as if the people abruptly got up and left.

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