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Seven Minutes

March 8, 2010
By cheyenneduhon PLATINUM, Lumberton, Texas
cheyenneduhon PLATINUM, Lumberton, Texas
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You have seven minutes left.
That’s all you have.
So much can happen
In only seven minutes.

In seven minutes,
You can find a best friend.

In seven minutes,
You can plan your future.

In seven minutes,
You can manage to save that friendship.

In seven minutes,
You can remember all the laughs and memories.

In seven minutes,
You can destroy a friendship.

In seven minutes,
You can tell them, not to ever speak to you again.

In seven minutes,
They can try to escape a burning house.

In seven minutes,
All those memories can flash before you, because of one phone call.

In seven minutes,
You can call everyone you know, waiting to learn something, anything.

In seven minutes,
You can regret, almost everything.

In seven minutes,
You can cry.

In seven minutes,
You can think of a way to fix it.

In seven minutes,
You can’t take back what you did,
What you said.

In seven minutes,
It won’t be the same.

The author's comments:
Almost lost him. I almost lost you H.

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on Aug. 1 2010 at 8:47 pm
sleeplessdreamer PLATINUM, Raleigh, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"I have always wanted to write in such a way that people say, 'I have always thought that but never found the words for it.'" -anonymous

Love the idea of this poem. It's just me personally, but I don't think you have to repeat the "In seven minutes..." line over and over. I think it would make this piece sound more like a poem instead of a list if you took several of those out... but that's just me personally.

on Jul. 8 2010 at 3:21 pm
SashaaFiercex3 PLATINUM, Flushing, New York
25 articles 28 photos 42 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't look back unless you're planning on going in that direction"

this is a really good poem :)

i loved he idea you're trying to get out

in seven minutes everything can change

i really liked it

keep it up :)



on Jul. 8 2010 at 3:12 pm
SimplyRachel PLATINUM, Charlotte, North Carolina
48 articles 6 photos 40 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift, that's why we call it the present."
"Things change, friends leave, and life doesn't stop for anybody."
~Stepgen Chbosky

I love it! It was so awsome! And very relatable too. I can reate to over half of those. I almost lost someone too, but we're ok now.

on Jul. 7 2010 at 10:56 pm
TheChemicalKidd SILVER, Lynn, Massachusetts
9 articles 0 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I know this world is cold and deceiving, but i keep my head up like my nose is bleeding."

"Greater love has no one than this, that he lay his life for his brothers." John 15:13

Thanks for the comment, i read through alot of your stuff. its all amazing! i like this one though the most, idk why. its just a really good read, good base. keep writing =]

on May. 14 2010 at 6:55 am
cheyenneduhon PLATINUM, Lumberton, Texas
31 articles 0 photos 144 comments
thank you, Thank you,, Thank You,,, THANK YOU,,,, THANK YOU!!!!

on May. 13 2010 at 11:34 pm
BloodyMary PLATINUM, N/A, Other
22 articles 8 photos 70 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is like a box of chocolates; You never know what you are gonna get.

i like the your idea its very unique i can see that you will become a good writer someday. keep up the good work!!