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My comparison of pimples to life

January 4, 2009
By PK4evr ELITE, Allen, Texas
PK4evr ELITE, Allen, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
When life gives you lemons, make grape juice, then watch everyone wonder how you did it!

pimples are like life-
when you're first born, your face is clean
when you're first born, life is easy
pimples don't start coming until pre-teen years. usually.
real problems don't come until pre-teen years. usually.
when you have dirty hands and touch your face, pimples are formed
when you put your hands where they don't belong, problems are formed
when you touch the pimple it gets dirtier and bigger
when you try to solve a problem, it gets harrier
when you pop a pimple, it bursts
when you pop a friend's bubble, they burst
but if you wash your face daily, it is cleaner
if you strive to keep out of trouble, you stop the trouble before it starts
if you resist the temptation to touch the pimple, it doesn't scar you
if you resist the temptation to agitate the problem, it doesn't scar you... as much
ignoring the pimple won't make it go away
just like ignoring problems doesn't make them disappear
cleaning the pimple does
just like changing your habits cleans up the problem
the smallest things affect the biggest things
from simple matters like pimples
to the big things of daily life.

The author's comments:
This isn't the typical thing you find in the non-fiction section, but it's very true.

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This article has 11 comments.

alice said...
on Oct. 29 2009 at 9:49 pm
this is soo cool

i am just getting pimples, i HATE them!!!!i am 12 years old

on Sep. 2 2009 at 7:51 pm
Ms.Understood, Laramie, Wyoming
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This is such a GREAT! analogy. It's making me think about the pimples in my life!

on Sep. 2 2009 at 3:30 pm
Faithband3 BRONZE, Westbury, New York
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This is such a great poem. Would you comment on my poem Trouble? I would love it if you did. Thanks, and great job.

on Jun. 11 2009 at 12:29 am
pinksage33 BRONZE, Woodstock, New York
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WOW!!! i need to go wash my face. (jk) good poem though.

on Jun. 10 2009 at 5:57 pm
Alyssa Byrnes SILVER, New Fairfield, Connecticut
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I really struggle with them and I dont resist the temptaion to touch them and agitate them. i guess i'm weak :(

Kirsten SILVER said...
on Jun. 10 2009 at 5:19 pm
Kirsten SILVER, Reynoldsburg, Ohio
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wow im gonna go scub my face

on Jun. 10 2009 at 12:32 pm
awesomeaugust GOLD, Boston, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground"
~Theordore Roosevelt

pretty funny!

nice work

EdytD SILVER said...
on May. 10 2009 at 2:20 am
EdytD SILVER, Livingston, New Jersey
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well, ignoring problems isn't usually a good idea - and nor is ignoring pimples!

I would have used a comparison of pimple-remover to trying to solve a problem, personally.

It's very creative, though, and I enjoyed reading it.

on Mar. 24 2009 at 12:03 am
lexikeys247 SILVER, Forks, Washington
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haha! loved it! so true.

on Jan. 8 2009 at 3:28 pm
You insights into the reality of problems is so true! But it makes me want to go wash my face!

funny=D said...
on Jan. 8 2009 at 2:38 am
This is so good! great comparisons. i really like the title, too, its a grabber =D