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Unripe Strawberry

June 18, 2014
By Roseate PLATINUM, San Ramon, California
Roseate PLATINUM, San Ramon, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Life is too short to be anything but happy."

Savoring the raw sweetness
filling my mouth,
I continued to cherish
the ripened strawberry,
but as I inched forward,
it got more bland,
then even a little
But I kept on eating,
hoping that it'd turn
sweet again,
so it could be just like
that unforgettable
first bite,
it never did;
it just dwindled,
and now I'm nauseous
because it was
so rotten
in the end.

The author's comments:
Some relationships are like this strawberry; so sweet in the beginning, then not as sweet, then possibly sour, and then-- out of nowhere-- rotten at the very end.

And then you're nauseous with heartbreak.

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on Jun. 20 2014 at 11:01 am
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1486 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

This is great. Again, thank you, for sharing this. I've never had experience with this, but whta you wrote is true. Thank you.

on Jun. 19 2014 at 7:16 pm
Miss_Orange SILVER, Makati, Other
6 articles 0 photos 112 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I'm OK, I'm Fine and I'm alright are the greatest lies people tell each other everyday." By Me.

Yet another well done peice from Rosie! I love this one, hmm, maybe I'll eat more strawberries!