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Short and Sweet

March 15, 2021
By Attici-magni SILVER, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Attici-magni SILVER, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"Veni, Vidi, Vici" - Julius Ceasar


1)

I had mistaken them

                                                                                                                         for my mom

the hair, 

   the coat, 

      the shoes, 

                                          everything looked the same to me.

 


2) The feeling of a fresh 

   leather baseball, 

                                                                                 the hat soaked from the downpour, 

                                                  the cleats full of mud, 

                 it was baseball season

                                                                                         and everyone loved it, 

except for the parents. 


3) The seal, 

 


with a massive grin

 on his face,


 acted like a clown when he 

saw the little kids 

laughing and pointing, 

the smell of fish feed swallowed the outside air. 

4) The baby’s lips
                         curled downward,
                                                   his olive-green eyes dilated to make it seem like he was sad,

tears rolled down his soft cheeks. 
5)

My feet were
                  pounding
the top of the snow to the brown bottom,
                                                                                                but at the same time
I had relief,
for I had
boots.


The author's comments:

These were short sentences that I liked to create because of the moments they captured. 


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