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The Boy Who was Blown Away

April 19, 2010
By JessieB SILVER, Elkton, Maryland
JessieB SILVER, Elkton, Maryland
7 articles 1 photo 102 comments

Favorite Quote:
an eye for an eye, and the whole world goes blind~Ghandi

The boy with the bruise across his nose had come in to school smiling today,
He said that he was beaten by the wind.
That it's fierce power had pushed him down. Again. and Again.
Until he bled.
He bled out his defeat,
his anger,

He said that the wind had brought him into the world in a swirl .
that It had lifted him off his feet and showed him the streets,
that it was gentile in the daylight,
but when night fell upon the meadow,
it would turn into a battle field,
summer storms were the worst, he said,
the rain came down so hard it left welts across his arms,
the thunder screamed him deaf,
and the lightning struck him blind,
and the wind would lose control,
but last night the wind had only pushed him down a hill,
he said he be okay for now.

the class laughed at his silly excuse,
they always did,
he was a silly boy,

the next day the boy's seat laid empty, cold and empty,

a man in a blue uniform came in the class, telling us the boy was found in the ocean.
I told the man that the wind had done it.
there was a hurricane last night,
it pushed the boy of the ledge,

last night the boy had drowned because the wind had lifted him in the air and threw him into the ocean
last night the wind had given up, as did the boy with the bruise across his face,

we had peas and baked chicken last night at the family table,
i wonder what the boy ate for dinner before being blown away.

The author's comments:
I felt like writing. is it good or bad?

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JessieB SILVER said...
on Aug. 30 2010 at 10:37 pm
JessieB SILVER, Elkton, Maryland
7 articles 1 photo 102 comments

Favorite Quote:
an eye for an eye, and the whole world goes blind~Ghandi

thanks. It's not my best though, you should check out my stories, I'd appreciate the feed back(:

ellie315 GOLD said...
on Aug. 30 2010 at 9:56 pm
ellie315 GOLD, South Pasadena, California
10 articles 0 photos 86 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything." -- William Shakespeare

wowzers. this is really unique - its good - i like it!!!

on Aug. 17 2010 at 7:24 pm
Lover_that_Hates DIAMOND, Reynolds, Georgia
76 articles 0 photos 118 comments

Favorite Quote:
"She was fascinated with words. To her words were things of beauty, each like a magical powder or potion that could be combinded with other words to create powerful spells." From: Lighting(By: Dean Koontz)

interesting... I like it.

on Jun. 12 2010 at 10:45 pm
NeverFallTooHard PLATINUM, Hartford, Wisconsin
24 articles 5 photos 98 comments

Favorite Quote:
Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.~ Rumi
Realisim, in painting, is what one wants to see, not what they really see. ~ Janet Fish

XD I wish that wind would never stop blowing.. ths is hillarious!

on May. 19 2010 at 5:47 pm
Andy Binker Cosen BRONZE, Buenos Aires, Other
1 article 0 photos 161 comments
Loved it! Don't stop writing.Your stuff is really good! Don't get blown away by the wind! Thanks for commenting on mine. Really good stuff!!!