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A Letter To my Past

October 12, 2011
By Shmelmo GOLD, Elma, Iowa
Shmelmo GOLD, Elma, Iowa
16 articles 9 photos 143 comments

Favorite Quote:
You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.

You have way better things to do
Than worry about the 5th grade girls who picked on you
I know just how boring History can be,
but you'll want to pay attention, trust me.
Don't get frustrated over Algebra, it really isn't that bad;
It's geometry later on that will really make you mad
The teacher you were scared of then
Believe it or not, you'll look up to her in the end.
Don't try to be friends with the people who left you,
You'll make new friends to hang out and talk to.
But above all keep your head up, let the past be the past,
Forgive and Forget...Life's gone all too fast.

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on Feb. 2 2012 at 8:09 pm
starbucks_queen21 BRONZE, Belmont, New Hampshire
3 articles 0 photos 39 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Strength is nothing more than how well you hide the pain!"

I LOVE THIS!!! It's soooooo good and I can relate to it sooo much!!! Great Job!! I wish I could write like this!

on Feb. 2 2012 at 8:09 pm
n3xtusplaya DIAMOND, Honolulu, Hawaii
83 articles 23 photos 232 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It's better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for what you are not."

~Luara Moncur

whoa so true and really inspired me to move on!!

on Jan. 30 2012 at 7:25 am
readaholic PLATINUM, Tomahawk, Wisconsin
27 articles 0 photos 425 comments

Favorite Quote:
I'd rather fail because I fell on my own face than fall because someone tripped me up
~Jhonen Vasquez

Good poem...has a lot of truth in it...great!

Ranea GOLD said...
on Jan. 7 2012 at 10:56 pm
Ranea GOLD, Elkhart, Indiana
18 articles 0 photos 50 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It can always be worse, so put on a happy face and laugh!" (my own quote) &
"Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words may scar my soul."

i truely loved this. if i coulda sent a letter like this back to myself for 6th grade i would be a lot less screwed up (crazy/depressed/eccentric)

Lexie96 GOLD said...
on Oct. 26 2011 at 4:54 pm
Lexie96 GOLD, Havana, Illinois
11 articles 0 photos 378 comments

Favorite Quote:
Now Cinderella don't you go to sleep, it's such a bitter form of refuge, oh don't you know the kingdom's under siege, and everbody needs you. - The Killers

Life's gone all too fast. Too true right there. I wish I could have recieved a letter in fifth grade from my present self, things would have been a lot different. Think you could check out my work?