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The Things I See

January 30, 2010
By Claire_Milan PLATINUM, Waldorf, Maryland
Claire_Milan PLATINUM, Waldorf, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"Love that we cannot have is the one that lasts the longest, hurts the deepest, and feels the strongest because True Love cannot be found where it truly doesn't exist nor can it be hidden where it truly does."---A wise young man

Everytime I see a rainbow, with all the colors shining so brightly,
Everytime I buy a pack of Original Fruit Flavored Starbursts, but there's no one to share them with,
Everytime I step out into the street and I see the birds laughing as they fly through white fluffy clouds,
Everytime I hear the river racing pass the stones on the side of the bank,
Everytime I see a soft brown teddy bear with his arms outstretched,
Everytime I pass the .99 sympathy cards in Wal-Mart,
Everytime I eat Cinammon Twists from Taco-Bell,
Everytime I hear Candy Girl,
Everytime I feel sad and want to cry,
Everytime I begin to think that the world is so unfair,
And everytime I see yellow,
Oh EVERYTIME I see yellow,
I think of you,
And I remember all the times I never stopped to say thank you.
I remember that if the world was so unfair, you wouldn't be there so I want to take this time to thank you for all the times you encouraged me when I felt like letting go. And I want to repay you for all the smiles you brought to my face, EVERYTIME I

The author's comments:
I wrote this for my of my dearest, most truest friends because I felt like she really needed to know how much she is appreciated in a world where the society teaches me that I don't even need to say thank you for the food I eat or the clothes my parents buy for me.

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