2005 - 5th Grade 2nd Place:
Max Birnbaum, Texas
A young man was taking a walk when he
saw the moon closer than it had ever been before.
He knew that this beauty was true, but he also knew that the moon's
beauty would stay with him forever.
He asks the question, "Can the truth break?" he thinks
and says, "I will forget some of the moon's truth, but never
Beauty shielded the young man's eyes from everything. It consumed
him, his soul was lifted.
"This beauty is different," he said, "it's a beauty
of its own. Not a beauty you see on the outside of a person but
the potency of it.
Beauty stays never broken.
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