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I think about muscles firstly of course. But that is not all that strong means. I think of women who go to work when they are too tired to move because they have to make money for their children. I think of men who work all day long with sore backs and callused hands to bring home money for their families. I think of values and the desire to stand up for what is right and fair.
By JenS. on 02.27.2011
She gripped his hand, lips trembling but her eyes betraying nothing. It was all for the best. Nothing left to lose.
By Emma URL on 02.27.2011
Strong makes me think of muscles, but also of soul. Souls can be strong when they fight against things that are oppressive or things that just don’t feel right. A person can be strong by lifting weights or by lifting others up. Strength is about whatever you want it to be about, as long as you want it bad enough.
By Ariel on 02.27.2011
He lookscold as he spits on his hands and rub them together, knees bend, teeth are firmly gritted. He can hear the intake of breath from the crowd. A girl at the front starts giggling. His fingers grip the bar. He snorts. Shouts. A camera flashes. He’s lost it.
By Jeannie URL on 02.27.2011
not weak, superman, overcomes obstacles, unstoppable, undaunted, with help from friends, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, keep going, love is strength.
By Alexandra on 02.27.2011
beauty is strong. faith is strong. love is strong. you are strong. there are times in this life where you will be beat down and hurt, but you have the strength to stand up and walk on just breathe. you will change lives i promise you. just be strong.
By adoration URL on 02.27.2011
I think that strength is ridiculously overrated in a physical sense. While many strong people are valued physically (athletes, Greek gods, WHATEVER), mental strength is much more admirable. Amazing thinkers (Anyone from Plato to John Green) have strength that is much more useful that physical strength. They can build or destroy the entire world with their minds.
By Natalie on 02.27.2011
this is what I dream of
my legs beneath my torso
keeping me upright
no hands on my back
to hold me
By Maxwell Baumbach URL on 02.27.2011
my boyfriend. his faith, his conviction, everything about his mental processes. his body is strong too. i am only strong with him around :)
By Kodi on 02.27.2011
Strength can be physical or emotional. He is strong because he can pick me up and he can cry. He lets me see the things inside of him that are scary and violent, sad and true.
By Molly on 02.27.2011
strong my hair is strong it’s long i keep it that way because it’s the strongest part I have. People do running and lifting and they are strong but I don’t know if we should call it that. Maybe they are built. I like to think that I am strong but sometimes we aren’t always sure. My dad builds things that are strong and I live inside one of them. I have to keep my hair long, I have to let it grow.
By Jenna on 02.27.2011
I flex one last time
before throwing my arm with all the power I can assemble
into his face.
He should never have sad that..
And probably I should never have hit him…
but he doesn’t know that..
By Fynn URL on 02.27.2011
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