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I want to go so bad Even thought my years have been totally rad Spent a couple years with my greatest lads Some that I call my commrades We even went through all the fads But in the end I will be so glad When I go I won’t even... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2019 at Metellus
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A)The flowers are back, new pedals start to form B) Baseball, lacrosse, outside sports start to spring A)the kids are starting to run track B) The dining hall bell starts to ring loudly C) Can’t wait to get outside and play spike ball D)Everything is coming to an end now... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2019 at Metellus
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Seizing The Moment “The price of greatness is responsibility.” ~ Winston Churchill A perfect place for growing boys.Fenn is a great place to forget about what’s going on in the world. I have been at this school for six years and it has been the best time of my life... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2019 at Metellus
It was a gloomy, muggy day in Framingham, Massachusetts random puddles everywhere and wet and dry spots all over the ground. It was only me and the iron rim and plastic backboard that stood in me between fun. I walked outside to go play on the rusty old hoop that... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2019 at Metellus
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Shelter & Clothes ”All good things are wild, and free.” -Henry David Thoreau Is less really more? “Consider first how slight a shelter is absolutely necessary” Thoreau believes that a meaningful life is the one with the least possession; however you can get by with the bare necessities but life... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2019 at Metellus
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Once again this post didn’t make sense at first. But after further review and after reading it a second time it made much more sense. The “Clothes” story didn’t make that much sense. I had no idea what Thoreau meant by “On the whole, I think that it cannot be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2019 at Metellus
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Summer Very sunny day So hot like I’m melting So hot like lava Searching for sunshine The bird whistles in the tree So today begins Smell of salt water White sand hot under my feet A gleamin, pink shell Wet drop from above Humming with the summer buzz Your AC... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2019 at Metellus
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Second Times The Charm I think one of the major takeaways from reading this are the way Thoreau puts life into prospective this really opened up my eyes as a reader. The first time around trying to read Thoreau it was hard to understand but, in the end when I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2019 at Metellus
Early morning rides Doing my homework Gray and blue colored skies Looking for what’s going on in the world Huh? Instagram? I might give it a twirl This homework seems stressful Ahh its unsuccessful Might take a break Just after a few more takes Who is this kid in the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2019 at Metellus
Doing my homework Gray and blue colored skies Looking for what’s going on in the world Huh? Instagram? I might give it a twirl This homework seems stressful Ahh its unsuccessful Might take a break Just after a few more takes Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2019 at Metellus
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 You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I'll rise. ~Maya Angelou I chose the poem “Still I rise” because it made a lot of sense since it’s black history month and it’s... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2019 at Metellus
What Happens When I Meet Someone New The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun. ~Christopher McCandless When I meet someone that is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2019 at Metellus
A Melville Type Writing Response “Better to sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunk Christian.” ~Herman Melville It all started on the Belknap trip. This was one of my most fondest memories of the beginning of the ninth grade year. The things that the teachers on the trip were... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2019 at Metellus
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Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. ~Hellen Keller If I were to be happy and ignorant or just wise I would choose to be happy and ignorant. In my opinion the point of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at Metellus
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A Misunderstanding of Christmas Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young. ~John Greenleaf Whitter Christmas is one of the most wonderful times of the year. I am a fifteen running down the stairs waiting to open Christmas presents waiting to see who got me what. Christmas is great... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2018 at Metellus
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A Descriptive Christmas In Wales He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under the tree ~Roy L. Smith Dylan Thomas uses a lot of writing techniques. Thomas uses more than one of our writing techniques that we are learning to write A child’s Christmas In... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2018 at Metellus
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Don’t Do Something That Will waste your time!! Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time. ~Victor Hugo Everyone always has something that wastes their time. What I think the biggest waste of time is doing something that you don’t want to do.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at Metellus
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A Thanksgivings Poem “We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” ―John F. Kennedy I’m pleased I’m surprised I’m in shock These are some emotions that I feel Close to thanksgiving leaves on the ground The cold weather Just a great... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2018 at Metellus
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McCliff Metellus Literary Reflection 11/19/18 The Primordial Beast within Primal instincts is something we all have to unleash at some point in our lives. In the book The Call of The Wild, by Jack London, Buck goes from living a list life at judge Millers house to a a tireless,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at Metellus
I really liked how you talked about someone that was close to you. Also really like the quote.
Toggle Commented Nov 15, 2018 on Power of Hardship at Barton
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How to Comeback From Losses Nothing is cooler and more attractive than a big comeback, and that'll be me. ~Steven Adler It’s how you deal with hard times that define you. Hard times shaped me in who I am today. Hardships can make or break how you react to tough... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2018 at Metellus
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The Fenn School is My Favorite Place Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. ~Joseph Campbell Big white and green buildings filled with memories.Your favorite place is somewhere you can call home.The Fenn School has fulfilled my mind with many memories some... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2018 at Metellus
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McCliff Metellus Literary Reflection Mr. Fitzsimons’s Class The Primordial Beast Within “The greatest luxury is being free.” ~Manolo Blahnik Buck was a boring stay at home dog before he got dog napped. As buck was minding his own business he suddenly got kidnapped, swooped away from his boring stale life.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2018 at Metellus
I like how you described your passion for soccer at a young age. It is a bit too long for my liking.
Toggle Commented Nov 5, 2018 on The Power of Passion at Alpers