Poetic Justice

Topics: Personal life, Time, Present Pages: 3 (1015 words) Published: December 4, 2013
Poetic Justice
One of the big challenges in life is taking the right choice. Everybody comes up against it, and it always ends in a good or a bad way. Some of them are quickly forgotten, while other stick in our minds for years. You can’t always make the choices that lead to what you always have been dreaming about. Sometimes dreams comes true and other times you have to fight for your dreams, before they just let go. But in the end everything moves on and other things gets better or more exiting, whether you like it or not. The narrator in “Poetic Justice”, has big dreams about her and her boyfriend at that time, but just let them go, because of different dreams among them. All this causes the narrator to move on, because life goes on.

Jed Cunningham is in his High School years defined by the narrator as a tall blue eyed, broad shouldered, skinny guy, whose skin is pale. Jed’s hair is described as thick black with a tuft at front and a mouth that curves into a sardonic smile. Jed is popular and the kind of person everybody looks up to. He never does anything that was expected of him. He has his own opinions and the best of all he is extremely clever. He enjoys his life, and he lives for the expression “Carpe diem”. He doesn’t want to become something special, for example a rich director, or suchlike. Jed has a mantra, which says: “Live for the day”1, it describes very well, how important it is for him to live in the presence and how much he hates to look back. He just wants to break free of the norms, and do everything in his very own way. In the present time he describes himself as an old sad and grey haired man.2

The narrator is a woman. Once she had a relationship to Jed Cunningham, in this time she was young and free, but now everything has changed. She is now a typical housewife, who lives a traditional life with her husband, two children, two cats and her dog, who is called Bramble. At home she is doing the dishes, doing the laundry and picking...
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