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SouthernRose718

apopka, FL
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About SouthernRose718:

I am in 4-H and FFA i show lambs chickens rabbits and cows. I sing read and write mostly poetry.



Articles and Art by SouthernRose718:

Beach day
Photographs section, Teen Ink
He's not going to remember
Poetry section, Teen Ink
Gone for good
Poetry section, Teen Ink
Agriculture work
Photographs section, Teen Ink




SouthernRose718's Favorite Personal Quote:

I drive your truck
I roll every window down
And I burn up
Every back road in this town
I find a field, I tear it up
Til all the pain’s a cloud of dust
Yeah, sometimes I drive your truck
So we drank that round and then another
There wasn't a topic in this world we did not cover
He said I headed out west when I was barely 19
Just a kid chasing my dreams
I said I'm flying out here to pick up my big brother
He's been fighting the cancer they discovered
But he called last night and said I think this is the end
So come take me home to my family and my friends

Where the quarterback dates the homecoming queen
The truck's a ford and the tractor's green
And Amazing Grace is what we sing
Well there's a county fair every fall
And your friends are there no matter when you call
Yeah It may not sound like much but it's
Where I'm from

And as we stood to claim the bags we checked
He said I'll pray for your brother and did I mention that
Italian suits haven't always been my style
See I was quarterback of my high school team
We took state back in '63
And my wife, she's still my homecoming queen

Cause I'm from the front pew of a wooden white church
A courthouse clock that still don't work
Where a man's word means everything
Where moms and dads were high school flings
Gave their children grandmothers maiden name
Yes it may not sound like much
I said it may not sound like much but it's where I'm from
it's where I'm from
Where I'm from
Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound......
The first thing I did when that plane finally landed was kiss the ground
The next thing I did was to go find my friends down at the old hangout
Drank some beer and talked a lot about old times
But when the booze finally hit Billy Joe Grimes
He said I don't know what it is, but you seem different to me

I said I just came back from a place where they hated me
and everything I stand for
A land where our brothers are dying for others who don't even care anymore
If I'm not exactly the same good old boy that you ran around with before
I just came back from a war

The very next morning I took a walk through the neighborhood
I thought it's been so long since I've been in a place where everything is good
People laughing and children were playing
And as I watched em I found myself praying
Lord keep em safe here at home in the land of the free

Cuz I just came back from a place where they hated me
And everything I stand for
A land where our brothers are dying for others who don't even care anymore
If I'm not same little freckled face boy
That grew up in that house next door
I just came back from a war

I hope you cherish this sweet way of life
And I hope you know that it comes with a price

I just came back from a place where they hated me
And everything I stand for
A land where our brothers are dying for others who don't even care anymore
Chances are I never will be the same
I really don't know anymore
I just came back from a war

I just came back from a war

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You don't know me [repeated]

I just came back from a war


   
Favorite books: Goddess of the night, The Haunted, Gone with the wind, The Hollow, The Iron Princess 
Favorite authors: Stephanie Meyer, Lynne Ewing, Julie Kagawa, Elizabeth Chandler, Meg Cabot 
Favorite music albums: Take me home, Hilary duff, Fly, Pitch perfect, Pitch perfect two 
Favorite music artists: Toby Keith, Martina McBride, Reba Mcentire, One direction, Ed sheeren 
Favorite movies: Alpha and Omega, Beaking dawn part 2, How to lose a guy in ten days, G.I. Joe rise of the cobra, Pitch Perfect 
Favorite movie stars: Tim McGraw, Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Julianne Hough, Chris Hemsworth 
Favorite TV shows: swamp people, once upon a time, big bang theory, Grimm, Awkward 
Favorite actors: Julianne hough, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Terrence Howard, Reese Witherspoon, Anne Hathaway 
Favorite gadgets: iPhone, iPod, Tv, Blue-ray, Dsi 
Favorite hobbies: FFa, 4-H, Chorus, Nehs, Junior class council 

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