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I Didn't Know Him

October 2, 2011
By DAN_CER_554 SILVER, Myrtle, Missouri
DAN_CER_554 SILVER, Myrtle, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"I get out there and think, 'whatever happens, happens. If i fall, I fall. This is live theater and i am living in it.'"
-Ashley Bouder
New York City Ballet Principal Dancer

I didn’t know him and I didn’t care to
And Now he’s disappeared
Gone with the wind and scattered across the horizon
His ashes are spread
They disperse on the land and fall in the river
And the people cry
The people weep around me and fall to their knees
I hear them yearn
They pray for him and they pray for themselves
I feel as if I’ve missed out
Like I’ve failed to notice an amazing person and there’ll never be another
Just when I think have it figured out
When I think I know what happened and everything fell right
That’s when I discerned it

I noticed they weren’t praying for him

The author's comments:
some of the kids i go to school with had their best friend die. and as i read what they wrote about him and listened to what they said, it really made me wonder...

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Angie123 GOLD said...
on Jan. 14 2012 at 11:31 am
Angie123 GOLD, Madison, Alabama
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Favorite Quote:
" Keep on going and don't give up"

I really really love this one as welll.. and For those that have read this. for that young man, I am sorry for your pain. But this tells a story in just very few. creative words. love it