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What Inspires Me

April 2, 2013
By JRaye PLATINUM, Dorr, Michigan
JRaye PLATINUM, Dorr, Michigan
43 articles 10 photos 523 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you build your house far enough away from Trouble, then Trouble will never find you."

"Have you ever looked fear in the face and said, 'I just don't care.'?"

One more beat
One more song
One more video
of One more girl
One more boy
One more group
One more dreamer
One more prodigy
One more inspiration
One more burst inside me
of warmth
of idea
of possibility
One more
before I close out
and go make my own

The author's comments:
Youtube is a pretty amazing place for the talented. I always load up on inspiring singers and dancers before I work on stories or lyrics, because it all feels so possible. No matter how long or short the feelings stay, I am determined to turn them into something beautiful. For starters, this.

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on Nov. 28 2014 at 12:06 pm
Positivity_At_Its_Finest DIAMOND, Morrow, Georgia
56 articles 2 photos 148 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is a stage, get on it and perform your best act.

yeeeessss we all need a little motivation and inspiration.

on Apr. 10 2013 at 7:50 pm
allhallowsevekatie PLATINUM, Hampden, Massachusetts
39 articles 16 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Believe me nothing is trivial"(The Crow)

really nice! i love it

on Apr. 10 2013 at 5:03 pm
LiraDaeris PLATINUM, Tucson, Arizona
22 articles 0 photos 135 comments

Favorite Quote:
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You'll Go!

This could also work for a poem about procrastination XD Nice job on this. I like the structure of it.

on Apr. 10 2013 at 2:26 pm
readaholic PLATINUM, Tomahawk, Wisconsin
27 articles 0 photos 425 comments

Favorite Quote:
I'd rather fail because I fell on my own face than fall because someone tripped me up
~Jhonen Vasquez

I can really sympathize with these feelings of getting inspiration!  Really, this is a perfect descirption of what you're capturing.  Love it!

on Apr. 10 2013 at 12:48 pm
fakesmilesbigdreams PLATINUM, Rome, New York
29 articles 0 photos 10 comments
I really like this and what you're saying. Keep up the good work!