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The Grapevine

May 21, 2010
By emilyjoe DIAMOND, Algonquin, Illinois
emilyjoe DIAMOND, Algonquin, Illinois
51 articles 6 photos 34 comments

Favorite Quote:
"What if the person in the puddle is real, and you're just a reflection?" -Calvin & Hobbes

I heard it through the grapevine

Through cupped hands, and mendacious laughter

Their mocking echoed eerily, up through the cobwebbed rafters

I heard it through the grapevine

That evil dances upon thy shoulders

Regret droops down my once bright eyes, remorse 1,000 boulders

I heard it through the grapevine

And from the fireflies in the trees

Now stick and stones will break my bones, and lies will always hurt me

The author's comments:
About Gossip, and the horrors that students face every day.

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sarah98 BRONZE said...
on Aug. 9 2013 at 7:51 pm
sarah98 BRONZE, Holyoke, Massachusetts
1 article 0 photos 406 comments

Favorite Quote:
It is better to write for yourself and have no audience than write for your audience and have no self.

this was sooooo great! the last two lines blew me away. wow!

on Jul. 19 2010 at 6:06 pm
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
58 articles 3 photos 750 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

Wow this is great!!! i love the description and the metaphorrs!!  if you could please comment and rate my work that would be great!! especially to anonymous!!!! thanx and ur really good!!!!

on Jul. 9 2010 at 11:06 am
xcrayolaxstormx SILVER, Coventry, Rhode Island
5 articles 0 photos 88 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't worry about it." -V.Z.

I really liked this. I liked your vocabulary and all the "mataphors" (am I using that correctly?). It was really good. Keep it up! :D