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Write me a picture

September 4, 2011
By MichelleAmanda DIAMOND, Miamisburg, Ohio
MichelleAmanda DIAMOND, Miamisburg, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
The world is just vinalla ice cream without the sprinkles that are creative people.

Pen in hand gliding smoothly on paper
It’s as if I’m conducting a grand symphony
Telling my orchestra of sentences when to play as the story progresses
I sow together so seamlessly the words on my page
As if I’m a designer pulling on thread
Bringing together the words like fabric into the shape I want them to be

As I dot my i’s so carefully
It’s like I’m an artist stippling
I put together dots and lines that mean nothing alone to make a portrait of my characters of a landscape of my setting

I smooth out the pieces of my story
Like a sculptor smooths out the sides of his master piece
My hands move across my clay mad of words until they look the way I wanted them to

While I add in detail
It’s like I’m a chef adding spices to a dish
Rereading my lines as if I’m taste checking

Writing is my favorite form of expression
As a photographer’s is to snap a photo
Either way we both want others to see what we want them to see
I write my readers a picture with the stories I tell

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on Sep. 7 2011 at 4:49 pm
CrystalfromAMS SILVER, Noblesville, Indiana
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I liked this :D Can very much connect and understand with what is being said <3