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The Imagining

January 17, 2010
By imperfection GOLD, Gilroy, California
imperfection GOLD, Gilroy, California
17 articles 9 photos 45 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Dream as though you'll live forever, live as though you'll die today."
~James Dean (1931-1955), American Motion Picture Actor, symbol of rebellion

“When we die, will God have a TV set with tapes that have recorded our lives?

We could watch ourselves being born,

Watch ourselves

Take our first steps.

Learn the A-B-C’s.

Slide the pencil across the paper;

The paintbrush across the canvas.

The memorable moments – the laughs, the awed looks.

Then moments of desparation – teardrops running down cheeks.

How we changed the world.

The lessons replayed, retaught,

And if we don’t understand now,

Will we understand then?

The mystery of after-life, could it be this?

Will we ever tire of watching each chapter of our life unfold?”

And so, we imagine,

Because, really,

Imagining is everything.

The author's comments:
My friends and I were talking about how hilarious it would be if we could have our life replayed before us after we died, and that inspired me to write this.

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on May. 2 2010 at 9:13 pm
xBaByGiRrL22x PLATINUM, Pearl River, New York
22 articles 0 photos 280 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The goal isn't to live forever, but create something that will."
"If you wanna go, baby let's go; if you wanna rock, I'm ready to roll.''
"No one ever said it'd be easy. They just said it'd be worth it." <3

this is amazing. it creates perspective 4 readers. itz so true 2 cuz we dont know whtz on the other side but we all cant help but wonder...see, ya made me think:) gr8 jobb!!!