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what I am. . .all this that I have become, is derived from the past, present, and future. . . What I did, do, and will do makes me unique. . . And I am one of a kind.
By Mel URL on 07.10.2013
“What did you derive this conclusion from?” asked the professor as she sat down with the student for their one on one meeting regarding final papers.
The professor raised an eyebrow. “Sorry?”
“Bats,” the student repeated. “See, I’m a big night wanderer. I wander at night. Fairly straightforward, if you ask me.”
“Yes, I suppose so, but – ”
“And see, there are a lot of bats flying around my neighborhood lately,” the student interrupted. “And somehow, it just…fit with the whole existential crisis of Hemingway’s minimalist work, you know?”
By Belinda Roddie URL on 07.10.2013
Derived from the senses
becoming aware of awareness
light filters through the canvas
and paints the walls of my heart.
such wondrous things around you
such soft lighting touches thy face
and pure beauty is all that is shown
By Lovelysunnyday URL on 07.10.2013
Go deeper in the past.
By Dixon Cider on 07.10.2013
I derived the equations.It didn’t look right, but I didn’t care.all i could think about how dashing he was looking.sigh.If I was truthful to myself i might even admit to myself that i was in love with him.Love was never fair.I looked up at the sky which was pink, with the setting sun.i sat in the meadow close to our summer house, with my math books spilled around me.
By Shuyaasha on 07.10.2013
“This is how we derive the equation, take it from this one, and then do some multiplication…use some integrals…and ta-dah! We’ve got the equation. Do you understand, class?” We didn’t. We probably would never really understand calculus.
By Kristina URL on 07.10.2013
He doesn’t feel words, he derives speech.
By stumbler URL on 07.10.2013
The blood dampened messaged read. “I have the proof. Meet tonight at the Black Pony. Bring the money and come alone.”
By the knife sticking out of her husband’s corpse in the bar’s parking lot she derived he had been the victim of a payoff gone wrong. A search of his body as she called 911 produced nothing but a wallet, broken watch, and key ring.
As she played the part of distraught wife to the operator, she glimpsed an envelope under the car. That was it, her darkness revealed. But who else knew her secret?
By EliseV URL on 07.10.2013
Woman is derived from man. Or is man derived from woman. It is the age old question of the chicken and the egg. Which came first? For whichever came first must needs be the stronger, in order to bring the other to be. In one myth, the woman was created from the bone of the man. In another, the woman gives birth to the man so as not to be alone. Who is to say the truth of it.
By Claire on 07.10.2013
My frustration with this website is derived from the fact that it simply doesn’t work worth a crap. This is the third time I’ve tried to post about “derived” and I still can’t post a bloody haiku. Derive that, dude.
By Joan URL on 07.10.2013
He derived the toxin from the lesser known snakes, the antivenin would be scarce and he would succeed easily in poisoning the senators, in taking over. They would stand no chance against him any longer. He would rule.
By Julie on 07.10.2013
The substance is easily derived from the boiling concoction. First it must be passed through a filter made from a sheep’s bladder filled with the neck hair from a Spotted Norwegian mole, harvested during a full moon in late fall. The reduced crystalline powder, dissolved in female deer urine and inhaled while boiling, makes toe hair grow quite curly and fine making for excellent leprechaun pillow filler.
By Sir Profligacy URL on 07.10.2013
derived- it is a word that starts with the letter D. My cousin wrote that she didn’t know what it means. I do, because I’m smart.
to come from
it derived from the well being of him.
if that made any sense
but i know what it means..and how to pronounce it
By Nikki on 07.10.2013
what she derived from what she saw was that, for once, she had to admit she was wrong. Maybe pretending to be right all the time was getting to her, one must eventually admit to themselves that sadly, they are not perfect.
By layra on 07.10.2013
“I derived the formula from my research of Amazonian tribal medicine,” she said, tossing the inch thick file on the desk in front of him. “Don’t assume my answers are not my own again.”
By Isilo Aranel URL on 07.10.2013
Derive.. the derivative!
By Jason URL on 07.10.2013
I derived the devil out of deviled eggs. He was a smelly fellow of odious origin. I wish I could send him from whence he came, but alas, twas in vain.
By Christine M. on 07.10.2013
Everything that ever was or ever will be came from something else. Even the air we breathe. It’s the reminisce of some sad star once circling in a galaxy us little Earthlings never get to see.
I guess in that sense, I shouldn’t be surprised by the way things turned out.
But I was.
You hear the start of my story on the news all the time: “I never thought it could happen to me.” You never hear the poor, bereaved parents spouting that they knew the risks. They never sob, “We planned for this,” at the camera in their pastels and pearls. No. It always “came out of nowhere” and no one ever thinks “it could happen to me.”
But everything that ever was started as something else, and this tragedy was once a happier tale about a girl that thought a boy could change her world… and I guess, in a sense, she was right.
By Katya URL on 07.10.2013
A lot of words have derivations. So do names. For example, Henrietta is derived from Harriet which is derived from the male Harry. Actually, maybe Henrietta is derived from Henry. That would make more sense, but I’m pretty sure I read about Harriet.
By Tammy S URL on 07.10.2013
The idea was derived
to separate –
go our own ways or
me take the reigns
It can’t be selfish if
it comes from a solid
By dinamspice URL on 07.10.2013
Math humor tells us never to drink and derive. But that doesn’t make sense. Calculus is difficult enough to understand when you’re not under the influence of alcohol. Why the hell would I try to attempt my math homework while drunk? English, that’s a homework assignment to tackle while tipsy.
By B. Rhodes URL on 07.10.2013
As I thought about which message I wish to get across to my viewers, I derived my concious away from my writings for a moment only to reason I am the message I hope my viewers can see.
By victor ferreira on 07.10.2013
“This is almswart. It’s a salve derived from the Tilipicus plant; it will make her lose consciousness but it should ease her pain.”
I nodded slowly. “Do it.”
But, before even a drop of it could be administered, her hand shot out, wrapping around his wrist in a mockery of the power she once possessed. “Please. Don’t.” she whispered, her voice hoarse from screaming.
“This is the only way.” I whispered. “I don’t want to cause you anymore pain.”
She offered me the ghost of a smile, one that made my heart clench in my chest. “Then let me spend my last moments with you.”
By S.C. Lovelace URL on 07.10.2013
He derived the ability to make me smile,but he neglected the magnitude of his power and instead made me do nothing more but cry.
By ldydai22 URL on 07.10.2013
sugar is derived out of sugarcane. during the process a very pleasant smell is released . freshly derived sugarcane which is also known as gurr, tastes the best if is it is consumed on the spot
By Vivek on 07.10.2013
I derived a blend of different perspectives from our conversations. Ultimately I began to believe there was no right answer. Just that there was a choice.
By visiontest URL on 07.10.2013
And X is … the answer is derived from … man. This is like … something out of my worst nightmares. Numbers, figures, exponentials. Something about an order of operation? Far as I’ve been able to figure, math is something like a foreign language, and I don’t speak it. Heck, I’m not even sure I can read the alphabet.
By terradi URL on 07.10.2013
Ergo, derived from the Latin meaning therefore
By Aley URL on 07.10.2013
So many plots are derived from older stories–Mad Men resembles
the Great Gatsby and of course West Side Story is based upon Romeo and Juliet.
I guess there’s nothing new under the sun!
By Robin on 07.10.2013
My hope is derived from a place far removed yet inside; my hope is derived from an unsinkable, irrepressible spirit that leans on His Spirit only and always for inspiration that is divine. Amen
By P J Colando URL on 07.10.2013
it was derived from somewhere deep inside of her. she knew what it was all about, yet she couldn’t allow her mind to let in all the different aspects that she now had to juggle with. she was empty. she was lost.
By a complete idiot URL on 07.10.2013
There was one thing he alwways took from things. He never called it “derision”. He never “derived” things. But he understood how things came from another. Everything was a big puzzle, and he would solve it.
By Hollybeth on 07.10.2013
All of my belief systems were derived through the people,places and things I already knew.
By A False Terl URL on 07.10.2013
I derive happiness from other people. At least that is what I am trying to do. Actually no, I am trying to make other people derive happiness from me. I want to be happy and carefree and let my actions and happiness rub off on others. That will make the world a better place when people can learn to share their happiness and love for everything and with everyone.
By Alana URL on 07.10.2013
And where did they come from,
these faces emerging from the dark?
Who let the soul loose that paints the town black?
It rips from the root, and tills all the soil;
but it is not why my blood doth boil.
By Marissa URL on 07.10.2013
Sandy looked at the rumpled bedsheets.She could smell sex in the air.She set her suitcase down.
leaky, like really leaky, like really really leaky all over the kitchen floor. it’s 2 am and anna has been sleeping through this for a whole hour. i’m doug i hate my name. the kitchen sink is leaky, really really yaddi yaddi ya. so we ate dinner last night and we ate dessert late night and we cleaned the dish and left the pot to soak in the leaky leaky sink. stupid humans are we. the faucet leaks, the sink leaks, the floor is wet. really wet. good thing we have a dog.
By becca Loo URL on 07.10.2013
I’ve derived meaning from many things in life and my real knowledge has come from realizing that there is not one truth that exists. One can find meaning in anything and that meaning is connected to the self. It illuminates what is inside your soul and speaks of no one but yourself.
By Jess on 07.10.2013
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