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Not knowing what the meaning is until the end. “Don’t tell someone to get over it. Help them through it.” The beginning of the school year, I didn’t know what to expect. I thought it was gonna be like any other English class, but I was wrong. I was different,... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
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Keep The Fire Burning “We need to be aware of suffering, but we must retain our clarity and strength so we can help transform the situation." — Anonymous The lights at the end of the tunnel is near, but not as close because you can’t see the light. We are... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
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The worst of the pain “There are two kinds of pain in this world. Pain that hurts, and pain that alters.” - Denzel Washington Pain comes in many forms. For me, pain is everywhere, pain is everything, it jut depends on how much it hurts. Pain isn’t just being hurt,... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
The I’s “Be the change that you wish to see in the world” - Mahatma Gandhi I hope their people who don't judge others by how they look. I hope their are people who aren’t too quick to judge. I hope that people understand eachother better. I hope places are... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
I like reading this, and of how it was in your point of view, not ours. I also like how honest you were in this writing, ad reading this I understand your point of view better now.
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The Game “It’s okay to make mistakes as long as you learn from them” — Anonymous I was given an assignment to read a book everyday for around 30 minutes, and write about how the reading is going so far. I did so, I read everyday, but the only thing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
Expectations “Don’t blame people for disappointing you. Blame yourself for expecting too much from them.” - Anonymous Expectations. There are expectations all around us, circling us where ever we go, like a hawk circling around it’s prey, waiting to attack. Everyone has expectations and if you don’t succeed in those... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
Online Schooling “No one ever succeeds without the help of others” - Jay Abraham What are my days of online schooling like? Well, here is what I think of it. It was the first day and honestly wasn’t to happy to getting back to work because we had just gotten... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
Too Much “We think too much and feel too little” - Charlie Chaplin Here I am writing once again another journal entries. No offense but I hate we have to write so much. Ya, I get it, writing more makes you better at it, but honestly I feel like we... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
March Break Madness “In a completely sane world, madness is the only freedom” - J. G. Ballard It was the first day of the exciting March break, but with the Corona outbreak I couldn’t go anywhere, I could barely even go outside, and it was my vacation. So, I was... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
What If Anyone can change other peoples’ opinions. My mom My dad They all expect me to follow in the same path as them, The same political party. C But what if I don’t want to What if I am am different from what they expect. What if I don't... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
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Soaring Balls High in the Sky “I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can.” -Babe Ruth Balls crushed, soaring high like an eagle. In the game of baseball there are hits that are unbelievable. Some... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
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Escape from others Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.” — Mahatma Gandhi Sleep isn’t just sleep. Sleep can be whatever you want, you just have to dream it. Once to go to sleep you escape from the real world, your problems and worries. When you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
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Determination leads to success The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. -Barrack Obama The ball glazes against the net. My friend and I were dominating in spike-ball. Finn and I were determined to win the game. There was this task we needed to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
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Addiction in different forms The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. -Barrack Obama There I was it was 12 am in the midnight dark, the crickets were chirping, and the only light that was glowing was from the rectangular shining bright light. I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
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Empathy, Bigotry & Marginalization Don't judge someone by how they look Never judge someone by the opinion of others. - Anonymous Defying something by what they look like. I had a friend who got made fun of for who he was. Defying something someone by what they look like is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
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WW Fenn Metacognition I chose this poem because I can connect to it, I can connect to it because I have a fish at home. I found this poem by going onto Fitz blog, and clicking onto the sites he had listed of poems. I chosen one and scrolled down... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
Fishbowl Love By: Kieran Pavlick Moe and Lisa Moe and Lisa They have named you You swim about the bowl an aquatic dance Moe and Lisa Moe and Lisa Do you notice the barrier of glass? Are you happy Moe and Lisa? Because to you It's a fin to fin... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
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Music Mentor Music is like a dream Without music, life would be a mistake ― Friedrich Nietzsche. I listen to music, but there is no music I favor more than the other. I may like a song, but I like all songs. I do not have a favorite song or... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
Rhyming Is Not Always The Key Written by: Jack Doherty and Derek Then Then, Doherty Pop Song It was a Friday It was a good day This a pop song So sing along It was a long weekend But we were closing towards the end We didn't want it to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
Rhyming is a challenge Written by: Jack Doherty and Derek Then Doherty, Then Blues Song The water is sky blue, now let’s talk about the blues Oooooooh the water is sky blue, now let’s talk about the blues C’mon Fitz, give us some more clues So we can talk about... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
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Power of music Escape of worries Music is like a dream... -Beethoven Listening to music allows people to escape, it helps them escape from their struggles or their stress. Wherever I go when I listen to music, I escape, all my stress and weight on me floats away. Though, my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2020 at 2021 Doherty, John
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Power Of Respect With Respect comes Respect With respect comes respect. In my experience, usually when you respect someone they respect you back. There were times when I am respectful and when I’m not. I try and be respectful but sometimes I don’t mean it. Early in the morning with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2019 at 2021 Doherty, John
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Jack Doherty English Class #2 The Call Of The Wild Tuesday November 26, 2019 The Call of the Wild Essay The wild will force you to adapt and lead “Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” ― George Bernard Shaw On the late nights after school I open... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2019 at 2021 Doherty, John