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The Author

December 15, 2012
By AmayaEcho SILVER, York, Pennsylvania
AmayaEcho SILVER, York, Pennsylvania
6 articles 1 photo 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Stay strong."

A sudden realization
Set her pen on fire
As she wrote across the page
A story to inspire.
The voice of the teacher startled her.
She looked up from her daze,
And answering correctly,
She met her teacher's gaze.
On her desk already
Was the homework from last night.
She bent down and kept writing,
Letting her mind take flight.
As her teacher crossed the room,
She lifted her eyes once more.
She was asked, "Would you write
Your answer on the board?"
Working quickly without focus,
She did as she was told.
Then she wrote and wrote again.
Her story must unfold.
Her teacher said, "Was your homework done
Before you came to class?"
Not really hearing, she answered "No"
When she should have answered "Yes."
Now she sits in detention.
Her desire is at hand.
On her desk sits a story
Whose words are strong and grand.

The author's comments:
This poem is based on a true story; however, in real life I didn't get detention in the end, just a deduction of homework points. This work conveys an author's dedication to her progressing work.

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on Jan. 3 2013 at 9:10 pm
TaylorWintry DIAMOND, Carrollton, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby." - Unknown

So much symbolism packed into a poem that may have been deemed literal at first! This is really fantastic and I loved it. Great job!

on Jan. 1 2013 at 10:28 pm
Angelic_Kitten_Gwenyth BRONZE, Indianapolis, Indiana
1 article 0 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't take your life seriously. It's not like anyone gets out alive after all

i LOVED this!!!! Everything flowed smoothly. I don't find anything wrong with it. I could relate this to myself, sitting in math class last year. Except I didn't get caught. I really loved it. Im going to favorite it:)