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The Meaning of a Passing Glance

April 16, 2009
By writingsavedmylife SILVER, Livonia, Michigan
writingsavedmylife SILVER, Livonia, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in a cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it." - John Lennon

"In my end is my beginning."... - T.S. Eliot

He passed me by
We stared right at each other
Normally we would smile
Or wave
Or look away in a flirtatious way
But nothing
No emotion
I hugged my books to my chest instinctively
He sped up to get to her faster
To replace my image with hers
Like I'm unclean
I moved my sad eyes to the ground
Counting the steps
Conscious of every breath
Until he was gone
Relief and regret
Weak wanting to be strong
Stuck here wanting to move on.

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Favorite Quote:
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"Seven days without a horse makes one weak."
"The worst part of riding is when you dismount."

Insult my clothes, I say, “Okay, thanks for the compliment.”
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i love it! :)

on May. 13 2009 at 2:18 pm
YeseniaG SILVER, Livonia, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
Life is what happens when you're busy making plans.

Love the last two lines. Amazing.