Favorite Things

Topics: Writing, Mind, Emotion Pages: 2 (560 words) Published: May 24, 2011
"My Three Favorite Things"

My three favorite things are music, basketball, and writing poetry. In this essay, I will write my reasons for choosing these things. Plus, how I feel about, and while I'm, doing these things. I will also mention certain memories from doing these things, and while listening to music. We all have our own preferences, and these are mine.

Music is my life and it keeps me going in every way you can inmagine. My favorite types of music are rap and reggae. In the morning or afternoon, after getting up, the first thing I do is blast my music loud. It wakes me up, even when I don't feel like getting up. When feeling down and in need of a little inspiration, my best friend is music. It lifts my spirits up, and sometimes, I even forget my reason for being upset. Music is an art of sound in time that expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color. If you ask me, a lot of people would be emotionally stressed, or just depressed if it wasn't for music.

Basketball is my favorite sport. Playing basketball all started with me watching Michael Jordan. He became an even bigger inspiration to me when the movie "Space Jam" came out. I practiced some of his easy moves, and shortly mastered them. Playing ball keeps me in shape and upgrades my skills. When playing basketball, I feel confident because my shots are on point, especially when I'm behind the three point line. In my previous games, I've won many games either one on one or as a team member. I consider myself a baller because I'm really good at doing what I do. My skills are so real, that someone still owes me money because of them. I wouldnt say I'm the best, but I'm one of them. After an intense game, I seek a shower and begin relaxation.

Writing poetry is what I do to set my mind at ease. When I write, it either takes away some of the pain, or it just makes me reflect on it more. Writing is a work out and a wonderful...
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