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Drop of water

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A drop of water  Rolls down a leaf.  When it nears the tip,  The leaf begins to waver; Then down it dips.  Down the drop does fall.  Hitting the earth   It wavers some;  Before seeping  Into the turf.  By Evelyn Creon

To Ashes

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Bare feet hit the floor.
A strong smell of smoke.
An alarm that went off.
Frantic people that run 'round.
Doors smashed. Windows broken.
All tried to leave the house.

Risked their lives,
An got everyone out.
Up went the house in flames.
At the nights end,
To the ground it was burned.
Nothing but ashes, lay in a mound.

Tears let go

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I could feel the tears begin to form behind my deep blue eyes. The ones I had been pushing back for so long. Tears that were built up by stress, and sleepless nights.  Shutting my eyes up tight, I tried to block the tears from coming. I knew I couldn't hold them back, not this time. "Not now, not yet, not here where everybody is watching." I muttered to myself. I scrunched up my face hoping it keep them from braking free. It was no use, they came anyways. They streamed down my cheeks, leaving a salty trail behind them. My face began to get hot, and turn a rosie pink. Embarrassment wheeled up inside me. Then out of nowhere a sob broke loose. It came up from deep within my vocal folds. "Nooo!!!" My mind screamed, "This is only making things worse. We promised not to lose ourselves in front of everybody." I could feel my cheeks become redder.  No tears were supposed to be shed today. I had promised, but here I was shedding them. "What would people …

What happens when you smile?

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Here is a essay I wrote a couple years ago on smiles. 
What happens when you smile?If you hate smiling, then you should not read this essay. Because I hope that when You finish reading this I Will have a smile on your face twenty-four seven. And by that time hopefully you will understand the meaning of a smile in the world.
What happens when you smile? May people have asked this question. There are hundreds of articles out there that have lots more information on this topic. I am going to be brief, and only cover fifteen of the most important details about smiling. All smiles fall under to categories of smiles. There is the real smile and the fake smile. I could go on and cover both types, but I am only going to cover the real smile today. When you smile how does it affect your health? Smiling is a big part of your health. People are surprised how much the uplifting of a smile will help improve your health. Here are the fifteen reasons to smile all day long, everyday:
1. When you smile,…