Pretties by Scott Westerfeld 2005. 348 pages. Series: Uglies, Book 2 Genre: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Young Adult Final Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Summary: Tally has finally become pretty. Now her looks are beyond perfect, her clothes are awesome, her boyfriend is totally hot, and she's completely popular. It's everything she's ever wanted.... Continue Reading →
Easy? Final goodbyes are anything but.
In but a fleeting moment, I caught a breath of the freshest air– a glimpse of a vibrant creation. Tragic its light was so brutally extinguished. With my own eyes, I saw it. Alas, this broken soul could not touch its warmth. These restraints held too strong. * From my poetry book Restless Reflections
Not even the memories seem real.
We cannot slow it down, the swift river flow, that passes through this town, like time. Its focus remains forward, no matter the weight of distractions we constantly toss into it. Sad that my years too flow through me, indifferently.