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Yellow Lines

November 3, 2009
By Bliss SILVER, Poland, Ohio
Bliss SILVER, Poland, Ohio
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A girl once told me, the yellow lines in the middle of the road were to keep you from going to a different world. I doubted her. But I wonder if it’s true: The best reason I ever heard for a superstitious child on why not to cross the lines. So I was driving back home that day. I couldn’t help but stare at the yellow lines, at every red light I came to. And I decided, thinking about what that girl said, to cross them. Cross those 2in thick lines. So I did. So-far I wasn’t being transported-anywhere, but an inch away from where I was a second ago. I took some deep breaths and tried to feel something, yet nothing happened. Until, I reached a hill to come over. Then it was a thrill, being on the wrong side of the road at mid-7oclock. I saw lights, bright lemon-yellow ones. The lights came flying over the hill and straight for me. Then I was transported to a different world. A distant one, that didn’t really have a ground. A distant place called heaven. I guess the girl was right. The yellow lines in the middle of the road are keeping you from going to a different world. I just wish I could have told her she was right.

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evie428 BRONZE said...
on Jan. 7 2010 at 3:19 pm
evie428 BRONZE, Ontario, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Writing a novel is not merely going on a shopping expedition across the border to an unreal land: it is hours and years spent in the factories, the streets, the cathedrals of the imagination."

Haha this is great! I would have never thought up something like this! Your moral is so true! :D

Bliss SILVER said...
on Jan. 5 2010 at 4:40 pm
Bliss SILVER, Poland, Ohio
8 articles 0 photos 18 comments
why thank you! haha We were going on a road trip in Virginia. And my dad drives on the middle, yellow line. so i was always looking down out the window to see if hed cross it accidentally

on Jan. 2 2010 at 11:05 pm
G.M.Palacio SILVER, Bayamon, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Being happy doesn't mean everything is perfect. It means you've decide to see beyond the imperfections.

Really great! That little girl is so right. I find it pure genius. What inspired you?