2006 — 5th Grade 2nd Place
Rachel Brown, Virginia
Fear and hope are equal because
they interact. Fear is to be afraid or scared. Hope is to be looking
on the bright side of things or wishing things will get better.
To be scared you do things you wouldn’t do otherwise and
when you're hopeful, things that are making you afraid will get
If fear was all that was left, would you take it? Would you take
hope, or not? Without fear, there is no reason for hope and the
other way around. You can not choose for they are one in the same.
You can fear to hope for a broken heart can occur, or hope not
fear what you are fearing. So you can not make me choose, because
we hope and fear for both. We hope for hope, and fear fear, for
that is life, I hope.
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