All the Same MAG

March 9, 2009
By meaghan demallie SILVER, Jamison, Pennsylvania
meaghan demallie SILVER, Jamison, Pennsylvania
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The skinny kid with glasses
makes his way to the gym.
Lifts weights, no difference
just to make the pretty girl look.
Crunches and push ups
followed by a triple whopper.
Each day, still scrawny
he looks to the football field
and says why not me?

The muscle-headed jock
stays after school again,
struggling with problems
the skinny kid aced.
Geometry, biology,
chemistry, trigonometry
None of it makes sense.
And he looks at the wall
covered in college posters
and says why not me?



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on Feb. 28 2014 at 10:23 am
Nella.Girl97 BRONZE, Ashland, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"Keep on dreaming even if it breaks your heart."

Loved this! I loved how u related the two:) Great work! I can see why this got chosen to be in the magazine! 

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on May. 19 2010 at 9:46 am
Ctime BRONZE, Chalfont, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
i dont get bitter i just get better

Hey cool poem! I <3ed it

on Apr. 17 2010 at 1:33 pm
Sweatheart SILVER, BPT, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
I can do anything

this is realyy good poem i loved the ending and how you connected the skinny boy and the jock keep on writing


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