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I know.

September 8, 2010
By JillianNora SILVER, Forest Park, Illinois
JillianNora SILVER, Forest Park, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Do not let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity." -1 Timothy 4:12

I know his favorite color. I know what size jeans he wears. I've pet-sit his black lab since he got it from the animal shelter 12 years ago. I know about the penny he's had in his pocket since second grade for good luck. I know that his hero is his Uncle Peter and that he joined the Navy for 8 months. I know it was in honor of his uncle.

I know he could listen to OneRepublic for hours on end and why he never liked to watch baseball games. I know he loves the smell of pine trees. I know he eats cereal every morning for breakfast no matter what. I know the kind of sushi he likes and milk he prefers to drink. It's skim.

I know he loves the color red on me. I know he's been my best friend since he moved next door to me back in kindergarten. I know he's never let me down. I know his phone number by heart and that he's number one on my speed dial. I know I can call him anytime; to fix
my TV or to talk about work.

I know he's here with me now. I know he asked me
a question. I know now, as I stare into his deep blue eyes, that I have my answer. I know he's down on one knee, waiting. I know I have to speak. So I whisper,

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This article has 3 comments.

on Oct. 27 2011 at 4:38 pm
PrudenceFang BRONZE, Herriman, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Life isn't worth living unless you believe in something."

Great piece. It's sweet. He asked her a question, down on one knee. Awwww. :)

on Jan. 20 2011 at 2:56 pm
lucybrown SILVER, Blacksburg, Virginia
7 articles 0 photos 112 comments

Favorite Quote:
The wastebasket is a writer's best friend. ~Isaac Bashevis Singer

First things first, but not necessarily in that order. ~ From Doctor Who

:)  Short and sweet- I love the ending and all the description that leads up to it.  Wonderful piece.

on Sep. 18 2010 at 9:03 pm
MaddieWo PLATINUM, Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
28 articles 0 photos 112 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If I'd a knowed more, I would a loved more." -Pilate Dead, Song of Solomon

I love it :D

At first I didn't know where it was going.. then when it said something about being on a knee I was like awhhh so perfect :)