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The Eldest Young One

April 13, 2010
By KaraTaylor DIAMOND, Neptune, New Jersey
KaraTaylor DIAMOND, Neptune, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments"

"experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes."

"be as you wish to seem."

"it's better to be hated for what you are, than to be loved for what you are not."

There is a young girl sitting on a hill
She stares out over vat gardens of her life
Leaning against her back, a tree
Claiming her ring finger, marriage.
She is five years old.
In the garden are her parents' graves.
Among the tomatoes are her grandchildren's graves
She see's her highschool soccer ball
Still deflated by the fence.
Amidst the flower bed lay a body
She glanced at the leaves above her
One by one the leaves began to fade
Along with the leaves, the graves disappear
And her soccer ball inflated.
soon the sun shone through the leaves.
So bright.
So bright.

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Ale_18 BRONZE said...
on May. 7 2010 at 2:09 pm
Ale_18 BRONZE, Monte Vista, Colorado
3 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist.

i love it keep writing :)