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The Truth Mirror

November 11, 2014
By Nelly_Nell GOLD, Bakersfield, California
Nelly_Nell GOLD, Bakersfield, California
11 articles 0 photos 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
'' For every dark night there is an even brighter day"

-Tupac Shukar

I was in a long dark droopy hallway as I starred it dead in its face.  It looked almost afraid of me but that’s okay because I was terrified. Then I looked behind it and I saw a long scary past and future for the thing and it scared me. I saw depression I saw death and I saw anger. But I also so things it was doing to people scaring them hurting them making them cry, but it was all unintentional. I saw all of the things this thing has ever said or did. None of it was good. I wondered how this thing that looked so scared could me so scary its own self. As I turned back to ask it why it was like that I almost got lost in its dark eyes as it changed forms and became this little girl. Me thinking that the thing had left looked behind the girl and I saw the same thing. I didn't want to believe it I mean the girl looked so scared and innocent until I looked her in her eyes. They had fire in them and the rest was all dark. I opened my mouth to scream but nothing came out when I realized she did the same thing. I reached out to touch her and ours hands went right together that’s when I realized it. It was all a mirror.

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on Jun. 15 2015 at 9:31 pm
Blackjack. GOLD, Suffolk, Virginia
13 articles 0 photos 94 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Take a lesson from "the Greatest Man That Ever Lived," Austin Aries. The ambition and vision of one depends on how bad@ss they look in sunglasses." - Me, 2017

"Who is this Jose, and why is he always being denied?" - Corey Graves, 2016

Nice twist ending about it being a reflection, real dark and grim theme. Keep It Up!

on Jan. 28 2015 at 8:03 pm
Nelly_Nell GOLD, Bakersfield, California
11 articles 0 photos 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
'' For every dark night there is an even brighter day"

-Tupac Shukar

Thanks love :)

on Dec. 12 2014 at 11:03 am
guard-girl GOLD, Clover, South Carolina
10 articles 11 photos 147 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not depend on your own understanding. Seek His will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take."
Proverbs 3:5-6

Wow this is amazing!! Keep it up :)

on Nov. 16 2014 at 1:05 pm
gracefulwaters SILVER, Paris, Other
8 articles 1 photo 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
- Begin doing what you want to do now. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand ... and melting like a snowflake. -- Ray
- Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. -- Chekhov

That was so beautifully terrifying and wonderful. I think it accurately portrays the hypocracy that we all, as humans, carry inside ourselves. Congrats. The only typo I saw was "I wondered how this thing that looked so scared could be so scary its own self."

KABS-J said...
on Nov. 15 2014 at 10:10 pm
KABS-J, Austin, Texas
0 articles 1 photo 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
Impossible is nothing unless u do it!#

Like the ending cuz the same thing happen to me while dreaming.. :)  

on Nov. 15 2014 at 5:11 pm
Olivia-Atlet ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
325 articles 10 photos 1165 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To these the past hath its phantoms,
More real than solid earth;
And to these death does not mean decay,
But only another birth"
- Isabella Banks

This is so intense and relatable. :) We all get a glimpse into the terrifying Truth Mirror, and sometimes we see things that make us so depressed and sad. Great job, this is wonderful :)