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The End

January 18, 2022
By TheRareBreed PLATINUM, Lambertville, Michigan
TheRareBreed PLATINUM, Lambertville, Michigan
43 articles 0 photos 60 comments

Favorite Quote:
“The apple doesn't fall far from the tree." I guess that means we're just products of whoever made us and we don't have much control. The thing is, when people use that phrase, they ignore the most critical part: the falling. Within the logic of that saying, the apple falls every single time. Not falling isn't an option. So, if the apple has to fall, the most important question in my mind is what happens to it upon hitting the ground? Does it touch down with barely a scratch? Or does it smash on impact? Two vastly different fates. When you think about it, who cares about its proximity to the tree or what type of tree spawned it? What really makes all the difference, then, is how we land.”
― Val Emmich, Dear Evan Hansen

This is the end

Bleak i know

Just a shadow

in the snow

white and crisp

dark and cold

this is the end

of my story fortold

The author's comments:

If someone dies in the snow, was it painful? i always wondered... what stories do those we've lost tell us now?

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on Sep. 28 2022 at 3:09 pm
LiteraryMe PLATINUM, Dayton, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
“The earth has music for those who listen.” —William Shakespeare

That is a very interesting thought. Well put! Great work

on Feb. 5 2022 at 10:53 am
CaliFranceGurl648 GOLD, San Diego, California
11 articles 1 photo 125 comments

Favorite Quote:
“I am a California girl, born and raised, so flip-flops and cutoff shorts are my go-to look."

– Meghan Markle

My Papa's second sister died due to hypothermia. It must have been painful.

Afra ELITE said...
on Jan. 19 2022 at 12:10 pm
Afra ELITE, Kandy, Other
104 articles 7 photos 1816 comments

Favorite Quote:
"A writer must never be short of ideas."
-Gabriel Agreste- (Fictional character- Miraculous)

@TheRareBreed, when I read this poem, it made remember my Grandad's death (he did not pass away due to the cold or snow). On the day of his funeral, I was not able to attend it. I was like so devastated because losing your Grandad is sorrow but not being able to attend his funeral, it left me with great guilt. It still does.
Anyway, write more poems and arouse all types of feelings of the readers through your meaningful words.★★★