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Copper Words

January 9, 2018
By NisrealEvenstar SILVER, Traverse City, Michigan
NisrealEvenstar SILVER, Traverse City, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"There is nothing to writing. Just sit down at a typewriter and bleed."
~Ernest Hemingway


Why does death cause fear?
Just yesterday my phone died.
I’m perfectly fine.
 


The author's comments:

I was struck by how, often, I use very serious words in slang that portray things I don't intend. And often when we use those words it is with purely selfish intent. [Copper in the title refers to 'cheap', e.g. not 'worth a copper'.]


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on Jan. 22 2018 at 8:11 pm
NisrealEvenstar SILVER, Traverse City, Michigan
6 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There is nothing to writing. Just sit down at a typewriter and bleed."
~Ernest Hemingway

haha thanks!

on Jan. 15 2018 at 1:50 pm
AlexaDiamant PLATINUM, South Plainfield, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Don't you worry your pretty little mind, people throw rocks at things that shine.

This was too good to not post anything. It took me a minute, but I got it and started laughing. Good work!


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