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Where I'm From

December 8, 2014
By Princess.Renda GOLD, Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Princess.Renda GOLD, Travelers Rest, South Carolina
14 articles 0 photos 159 comments

Favorite Quote:
"All the world is made of faith, trust, and pixie dust." --J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


I’m from the vibrations of vocal cords,
     movement of the toung
     and lips to say:
     “I lost the game...!”
I’m the wrinkled old pages that
     held a magical story to
     fall more and more
     in love with
From the sweet vibrations of my
     mother’s voice, the
     sounds of turning pages;
     the magic of Oz seeping out
I am from the click, click, click sound
     as my imagination
     poured out into digital
     1’s and 0’s that formed words
I am from each slice of that knife
     the sting I felt, the
     blood that spilled
     the marks it left
From the heat from each burn;
     the blister that formed,

     grief it showed, and

     the scar that followed
I’m from the once fluffy teddy
     that’s always been
     there to absorb my
     tears and laughter
From the mistakes I made, and the
     lessons I learned, the
     blessed and happy days
     and the days that held rain



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on Dec. 17 2014 at 10:09 am
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

Haha, I'm glad I'm not alone! :) And it's Nichi Parrilla. :)Also, you're welcome! :)

on Dec. 17 2014 at 7:44 am
Princess.Renda GOLD, Travelers Rest, South Carolina
14 articles 0 photos 159 comments

Favorite Quote:
"All the world is made of faith, trust, and pixie dust." --J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

Oh also, EmmyD, what is your username for goodreads?

on Dec. 16 2014 at 10:44 pm
Princess.Renda GOLD, Travelers Rest, South Carolina
14 articles 0 photos 159 comments

Favorite Quote:
"All the world is made of faith, trust, and pixie dust." --J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

Hey, EmmyD!! :) Thank you soooo much for the comment! It means a lot to me :) I absolutly love seeing a notification that you left a note, it leaves me smiling each time :) I'm also super glade you got a Goodreads account! And lol I'm still learning how to use it to, you're not alone lol! Thank you again so much :) <3 you dearie!

on Dec. 16 2014 at 6:48 pm
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1492 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

Renda, I'm back! :) I also, want you to let you know that this is absolutely beautiful. It's absolutely beautiful and powerful. I love that it's filled with emotion because I could feel it. You are an amazing and wonderful and talented and beautiful writer and person, who is filled with beauty and talent and greatness and light. I am so glad, that I know you for are truly amazing. Thank you so much for sharing this, my friend! Thank you. :) Oh, I also have Goodread account, haha. Haha, I'm still figuring it out to use it. :) Thank you!