Birthday | Teen Ink


June 21, 2014
By Hanban12 ELITE, Lake Worth, Florida
Hanban12 ELITE, Lake Worth, Florida
133 articles 7 photos 631 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them."
Henry David Thoreau

"I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, and then all at once."
John Green

I wish for one thing
As I blow out these candles,
And it's having you
By my side.

The author's comments:
Technically this is not a true Haiku since I added an extra line, but I thought, "Hey, what's so wrong about challenging the literary rules every now and then?" :P

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on Aug. 5 2014 at 11:58 am
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1486 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.

Haha, a quote came in mind. "Learn the rules, then break them like a pro." I think it was Picasso. I found this sweet, full of emotion, wonderful, and all together amazing. Great job! Thank you for sharing this.

on Aug. 4 2014 at 10:55 pm
Fallen_ PLATINUM, Quakertown, Pennsylvania
25 articles 3 photos 433 comments

Favorite Quote:
" a shattered world is only an opening into a new beginning with laughs, smiles, and love all around enter the world of the light and away from the broken darkness"

Love this. Don't worry rules were made to be broken and you broke it masterfully. I oove the speakers emotion its just Ahhh Perfect! Amazing, Amazing job

on Jun. 30 2014 at 7:43 pm
Olivia-Atlet ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
325 articles 10 photos 1165 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To these the past hath its phantoms,
More real than solid earth;
And to these death does not mean decay,
But only another birth"
- Isabella Banks

This is great!! I love the emotion IU could feel when I read those short lines :) I especially like the author's note lol. In order to succeed you must break the rules, but to break the rules, you must master them. Well done!