Bus B43 MAG

October 30, 2013
By SeraphineThePoet SILVER, South Hadley, Massachusetts
SeraphineThePoet SILVER, South Hadley, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"When adults say, "Teenagers think they are invincible" with that sly, stupid smile on their faces, they don't know how right they are. We need never be hopeless, because we can never be irreparably broken. We think that we are invincible because we are. We cannot be born, and we cannot die. Like all energy, we can only change shapes and sizes and manifestations. They forget that when they get old. They get scared of losing and failing. But that part of us greater than the sum of our parts cannot begin and cannot end, and so it cannot fail.”


Purple balloon treasure,
Red jacket to warm bare arms,
Tying tangled hair with pink ribbons,
Twitching to silent metal music –
The trees are violins, and aluminum cans
Are cellos and drums and basses.
Leaves rustling outside like red heartbeats,
Dropping in autumn wind.
A blue dingy bike and paper bag,
Black backpack ripped at the seams,
Holding bits of brown comfort:
Their cardboard kingdoms,
Filled with rat-infested blankets
And garbage can trophies.
Dirt-smudged chin,
Snaggle-toothed grin,
Goosebumps turning contagious
With colder weather.
A man and a woman, unrelated,
And me.
We are the trio
On bus B43.



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on Nov. 3 2013 at 10:47 am
411Ellie PLATINUM, Fridley, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
"Paper is more patient than people." –Anne Frank

Wow! It was amazing from beginning to end, but the final lines were what really truck me. Keep it up!


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