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I Am Nobody

March 17, 2019
By Bella_Queen DIAMOND, Plymouth, Ohio
Bella_Queen DIAMOND, Plymouth, Ohio
56 articles 23 photos 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.
-Walt Whitman


He lurks in the shadows forgotten. Alone he stands, without a glance from anyone. He likes it this way because now he can be alone, he will never be bothered, never be pushed around. Because to everyone else, he is nobody, nobody worth glancing at, nobody worth mentioning. Yes, he liked it that way.

He smiled sligthly, being nobody made him able to be anybody. Today he was Henry. Tomorrow he would be Noah. He could make himself different every day. He even changed his look. Yesterday he had black hair, and green eyes, today he had blonde hair, blue eyes, and a leather jacket. He looked down at his black leather jacket, he had bought it to see if anyone would notice, but they hadn't. He stepped out of the shadows, testing the people around him. Nobody looked his way, nobody smiled. He was about to return to the shadows, when someone tapped his shoulder. Suprised he turned "Hi" said a girl "do you know where the Principals office is?" He nodded and directed her to it. He was about to leave when she suprised him yet again "what's your name?" The boy almost laughed. She wouldn't remember tomorrow, so what was the point? He smiled, thinking himself rather smart "Nobody" He said, then he returned to the shadows.



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on Sep. 8 at 3:08 am
CrazyCatLady6 GOLD, New Radnor, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"There would be no shadows if the sun were not shining"

But I rlly didn't like the Chaos Walking movie... It didn't do justice 2 the book... I mean I have yet 2 come across a movie that was better or even as good as the book so...

on Sep. 8 at 3:07 am
CrazyCatLady6 GOLD, New Radnor, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"There would be no shadows if the sun were not shining"

Ummm I rlly love the Chaos Walking Trilogy, and the Caraval Trilogy and the Rebel of the Sands Trilogy... I rlly like trilogies 不不不不不不

on Sep. 7 at 9:15 am
Bella_Queen DIAMOND, Plymouth, Ohio
56 articles 23 photos 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.
-Walt Whitman

I love Rick Riordan's Magnus Chase books and Marie Lu's Young Elites. What about you?

on Sep. 7 at 6:06 am
CrazyCatLady6 GOLD, New Radnor, Other
16 articles 0 photos 102 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There would be no shadows if the sun were not shining"

Wat r ur favourite books?

on Sep. 6 at 7:28 pm
Bella_Queen DIAMOND, Plymouth, Ohio
56 articles 23 photos 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.
-Walt Whitman

Cool! We like the same genre!

on Sep. 6 at 7:14 am
CrazyCatLady6 GOLD, New Radnor, Other
16 articles 0 photos 102 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There would be no shadows if the sun were not shining"

Same!!! I love sci-fi, fantasy and dystopian!!

on Sep. 5 at 10:04 am
Bella_Queen DIAMOND, Plymouth, Ohio
56 articles 23 photos 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.
-Walt Whitman

I love a good fantasy or sci-fi novel! How about you?

on Sep. 5 at 5:00 am
CrazyCatLady6 GOLD, New Radnor, Other
16 articles 0 photos 102 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There would be no shadows if the sun were not shining"

Wat kind of books or gernes do u like then?? (sry if I'm being nosy.. :))

on Sep. 2 at 4:15 pm
Bella_Queen DIAMOND, Plymouth, Ohio
56 articles 23 photos 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.
-Walt Whitman

No, but I'll check her out!

on Sep. 2 at 4:24 am
CrazyCatLady6 GOLD, New Radnor, Other
16 articles 0 photos 102 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There would be no shadows if the sun were not shining"

Have u ever read any of Nikita Gill's work?? Ur pieces rlly remind me of her style!!

on Aug. 31 at 7:37 pm
Bella_Queen DIAMOND, Plymouth, Ohio
56 articles 23 photos 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.
-Walt Whitman

Haha! That'll teach him!

on Aug. 31 at 6:21 pm
CrazyCatLady6 GOLD, New Radnor, Other
16 articles 0 photos 102 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There would be no shadows if the sun were not shining"

Still considering... 4 now I will just have 2 settle 4 turning the dial on the shower 2 freezing cold... He he he he

on Aug. 31 at 9:32 am
Bella_Queen DIAMOND, Plymouth, Ohio
56 articles 23 photos 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.
-Walt Whitman

Oh my gosh! How dare he?!?! What are you going to do for revenge?

on Aug. 30 at 6:08 am
CrazyCatLady6 GOLD, New Radnor, Other
16 articles 0 photos 102 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There would be no shadows if the sun were not shining"

Same tho... My cousin bought a dad joke book 4 him a couple Christmases back... I told him that was like giving The Grim Reaper directions to my house... But I will get my revenge

on Aug. 29 at 10:45 am
Bella_Queen DIAMOND, Plymouth, Ohio
56 articles 23 photos 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.
-Walt Whitman

*cringes! Sorry!

on Aug. 29 at 10:44 am
Bella_Queen DIAMOND, Plymouth, Ohio
56 articles 23 photos 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.
-Walt Whitman

Don't sweat it! My dad's jokes are so lame I swear you can hear the fringes we make! Haha!

on Aug. 29 at 6:12 am
CrazyCatLady6 GOLD, New Radnor, Other
16 articles 0 photos 102 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There would be no shadows if the sun were not shining"

omg I'm so sorry, just read thru and DID NOT mean 2 make a pun abt how the main character is called Nobody... arghhhh my dad's terrible taste in jokes is taking over my body

on Aug. 27 at 9:35 am
Bella_Queen DIAMOND, Plymouth, Ohio
56 articles 23 photos 53 comments

Favorite Quote:
Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.
-Walt Whitman

Thank you!

on Aug. 23 at 5:27 am
CrazyCatLady6 GOLD, New Radnor, Other
16 articles 0 photos 102 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There would be no shadows if the sun were not shining"

OMG Y HAS NOBODY COMMENTED??? (if it isnt already blatantly obvious... I love ur wrk)