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His Name Is Bryson

April 17, 2010
By LostAngel DIAMOND, Jersey, New Jersey
LostAngel DIAMOND, Jersey, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Just live your life, if people don't like the way you are doing it then they can get out of it" "if you can't stand me at my worst you dont deserve me at my best"

“Bryson told me to give you this.”

As soon as I heard his name ring in my ear I turned around. My friend Ryan’s sophomore brother, Quinn, was standing there with a slight smirk on his face. It took me a minute to realize that he was holding a neatly folded square of lined paper out in front of him waiting for me to take it. I took it and all I could say was “Do you know what it says?”

Quinn let out a chuckle and shook his head to signal that he has no idea but found this whole situation amusing. He said “Bye Frosh,” the nickname he had given me since the first day of high school, and we went our separate ways.

Until I got close to my house all I could do was stare at that paper. With a million things swirling through my mind I couldn’t get my hands to unfold it. Bryson was the sixteen year old boy that I met a few days ago at Ryan and Quinn’s house during Spring Break. He is two years older than me, but before we said goodbye that night I wanted him to give me a hug, but he stubbornly refused.

What could possibly be in this note?

I slowly started unfolding it with shaking hands. Written there were ten numbers, separated in a 3-3-4 pattern and his name at the bottom. Whether it was in his actual neat handwriting or something that took him forever to make legible I don’t know, nor do I care. It took a minute or so for my brain to register this weird combination of numbers as a cell phone number. Bryson’s cell phone number. . . .

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on Jun. 28 2010 at 12:50 am
weebnini DIAMOND, San Diego, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Done & Over"

"Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength."

"People should be able to say how they feel. How they really feel. Not, you know, some words that some strangers put in their mouth."

write more and i like how that is sooo true. i mean wen u get a note from a guy its just lyk.... u expect something more complex haha and its a phone number !! i would probably be like that:) so again write more!!

Sarbear GOLD said...
on May. 7 2010 at 8:47 pm
Sarbear GOLD, Milan, Ohio
10 articles 4 photos 489 comments

Favorite Quote:
--Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away from them and you have their shoes.
--When life gives you lemons, squirt them in people's eyes.

gosh, i want more darn it!! get writing lol!!

Reigyn said...
on May. 6 2010 at 3:22 pm
Reigyn, Toronto, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Dance like no one is watching, love like you'll never be hurt,sing like no one is listening,and live like it's heaven on earth."- William Purkey
As we struggle to make sense of things, life looks on in repose. ~Author Unknown

You should definitely continue this piece. It sounds good.

on Apr. 28 2010 at 2:46 pm
Dark_Angel95 PLATINUM, Hickman, Kentucky
25 articles 0 photos 40 comments

Favorite Quote:
A simple minded person can understand the most complicated things.

i want to hear more. this is really good. keep on writing. and check out some of my work if you would like.

-Kal- GOLD said...
on Apr. 24 2010 at 9:26 pm
-Kal- GOLD, Carthage, North Carolina
14 articles 0 photos 244 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Faith sees the invisible, believes the incredible, and recieves the impossible"

I'd love to hear more! :)