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I saw those paperclips for the first time last evening. Teh twists and turns tehy took in making that shape intrigued me. i was in love with them and their myriad colours. i could have used them for many things. To hold paper together, to hold hearts together and maybe bind the entire universe in one long stretch of paper love. The potential was infinite! The paperclips began speaking to me, of a life so miserable for them that they weren’t keen on living it anyomre .From the core of the earth as its ore, they had been cast into this bent shape and here I was appreciating their beauty. Its no beauty being a paperclip the pink one said, its a curse! Promise to help us out of this life, said the red one!
By Suresh URL on 12.23.2010
I have this adorable jar of paper clips on my shelf back in my dorm – a place that increasingly feels more like home than the place I spent my childhood. The jar is little and perfectly round, with a nice dark pink lid. It is filled with colorful paper clips. I once made a bracelet out of the pink ones to remind myself not to eat. It hasn’t worked, though.
At least not yet.
By halleftw URL on 12.23.2010
i don’t really use paperclips very often now that i’m not in school anymore.
and by the way that the red line appears under this word i would like to point out that i don’t think its a word at all.
maybe two words.
like two people who are just better together.
By Brittany on 12.23.2010
Trying to hold the rope together with two paperclips found in my pocket, I realized this could be my last chance at escaping my mountain-top prison.
By brad conner URL on 12.23.2010
Life isn’t an arrow. More like a paper clip, full of twists and turns. You never end up where you would expect.
By onewordwasheard URL on 12.23.2010
She flicked the lighter and let it hover over the bowl. She sucked and sucked at it to now avail. It was clogged with resin. “I wonder if I have any paperclips,” she thought.
By wemuma URL on 12.23.2010
He fastened the paperclips together in a fashion which made them look much like a bracelet. With a sly smile, Leon slipped the makeshift piece of jewelry onto my wrist and turned me to face him. “You said that you didn’t need flashy jewelry to be impressed with me, so I thought that I would make do with whatever I could find. It’s just not right to leave a girl without something pretty to wear…”
By Meg URL on 12.23.2010
paperclips are the bane of my existence. they are never there when i really need them, but always strewn about and more often than not, stuck together in ways which are impossible to detangle. then, when i actually do use one, perchance, they never keep my things bundled… papers inadequately kept together by a loose clip fall to the floor, and it’s usually the one most important – the last or the first. give me a staple anytime.
By jennifer on 12.23.2010
On my desk clipping things. Keeping the disorganized – organized. So thankful for them – amazing inventions – these clever things – paperclips.
By Becky Lafoon URL on 12.23.2010
On my desk clipping things. Keeping the disorganized — organized. So thankful for them — amazing inventions — these clever things — paperclips.
By B. \"Lovie\" Lafoon URL on 12.23.2010
The paperclips flew every direction of the desk as Richard flung the holder away, making room for him to lay Helena down on. She grinned up at him, smiling with an almost feline like grin, as he smirked down at her.
“Love…” She cooned lacing her arms around his neck as she pulled her mouth up to his ear and whispered something, her cheek pressed gently against his, his hands roaming down to the small of her back causing the woman to arc into his frame, pressing tightly to him as if for survival.
“I love you too, Helena.” He finally said slowly the words seeming to have trouble rolling off his tongue.
By DevinSkye URL on 12.23.2010
Paperclips. Paperclips. Thought the boy as he stapled his papers together. He needed quite a few paperclips to take the place of staples. Staples were hard and lifeless. Paperclips he could use for numerous activities.
By Rebecca on 12.23.2010
Are one of the greatest inventions of man kind
Yes you can clip papers together, but you also can
Hang stuff from it
Try to open doors
I’ve even replaced my jean button with a paperclip once
By Abi Harper URL on 12.23.2010
Paperclips. Cold, metal objects which Susan hated. Her phobia of paperclips began when she a little girl around the age of 7. Her mother had abused her by throwing unraveled paperclips at her eye. She has had to make emergency trips to the hospital on several occasions to get them surgically removed.
shiny silver paperclips. did the person who invented them have difficulty convincing the bank manager?
By Kathleen Irvine on 12.23.2010
They all stuck together like one laughing collision. Irony induced only by myself. I could feel the shock on his face as i handed in an unbound thesis. Strike three.
By aoife on 12.23.2010
My father never threw paperclips away; he collected them in old tobacco tins and when he died we found them, neat piles of tins, all full of rusty paperclips that might have been useful one day but never were.
By joey URL on 12.23.2010
That brown mahogany desk kept my attention, briefly if anything. I would begin spinning in her office chair, scratching that dastardly beloved antique of hers. But that paperclip pile, it stacked in so many ways; the magnetism destroyed my curiosity. I touched. I was scolded.
By TJ Bokovoy on 12.23.2010
bendy holding bits together
seethrough delicate strong as steel
By hera2511 on 12.23.2010
documents. research papers. what do they all need? paperclips. these small devices keep them bound together. Although small, they know how important it is to keep things together, whatever they are.
By Celina D URL on 12.23.2010
One day in eighth grade, my history teacher taught us about the inventor of the paperclip. I don’t remember what she said…that seems to happen a lot. Whenever I turn in a paper that I want a good grade on, I use a pink paperclip.
By Grace on 12.23.2010
what a wonderful way to keep paper together, but more importantly, hemp necklaces. never underestimate the power of a paperclip, and its abilities. i think thats all i have to say about paperclips. yupp. thats it.
By maighan URL on 12.23.2010
I was advised in a book about starting a business that putting a gold paper clip on correspondence with clients would make a classy statement. I’m not sure whether or not this is true, but I feel better doing it all the same.
By the girl at the end of the hall on 12.23.2010
Cubicles. Desks. Paperwork. Dead end job. Fake hair. Suits. Beanie Babies. Ghetto PC’s. Paper clips.
By profitless thoughts URL on 12.23.2010
They’re so awesome. I have yellow paperclips. They are on my table. I got them from somewhere far away from here. Actually they’re on my window pane. I like paperclips but I prefer staples because paperclips come off easily. I have no idea why I’m writing about paper clips.
By MZ on 12.23.2010
He was bent on making a antennae for his very tiny radio. Scotch tape and the paperclip was all he needed. Plus the radio of course. Is my 60 seconds up yet? It didn’t work. He was deep inside an old mine. Radio signals wouldn’t reach the tiny antennae. Even though it was a really cool paper clip.
By Thos Weatherby on 12.23.2010
She had too many paperclips on her desk. Sometimes when she was bored she would link them together or twist them in strange shapes and sculptures. She hardly ever used them for their intentded purpose.
By Marie URL on 12.23.2010
paperclips are the worlds replacement of staples. they are more refined. sleek. sophisticated. not to mention it takes more skill to keep them together and not lose them than a row of staples.
By lauren on 12.23.2010
First-day at work and the boss wants me to file away all the cases from last
year alphabetically and if thats not bad enough paperclip them .But
for some screwed up sense of humor the other temp has hidden the
By Linda Berryman URL on 12.23.2010
Paperclips are used to hold peices of paper together as one so you don’tlose things. They are also fun to unwind so you get a long stick that you can poke people with. Yanno for morbid, insane people like me :DR
By Rhiannon on 12.23.2010
Paper clips nothing. Clips clips paper together and makes sure they don’t fly around wreaking havoc to some of your important work.
If Paper could clip, stationery shops wouldn’t do as much business and an entire industry of clips would suffer.
I’m glad I don’t have a lisp.
By Nitish on 12.23.2010
paperclips connect paper together and make sure that no paper falls out
they are awkwardly shaped and are usually silver… but sometimes they come in various colors… and even various shapes
one time i had a paper clip that was in the shape of a hand and one in the shape of a musical note.. i thought it was really cool
By rachel on 12.23.2010
i like them. they are useful. you can stab people with them. paperclips are silver, most of the time. i like the ones shaped like guitars. no one really uses these any more, staples are better.
By henry on 12.23.2010
As Howard opened his door, he noticed there were paperclips all over the carpet. “What the…” he muttered, kneeling down and scooping up a few of them. He held them in his hand before letting them fall back to the ground as his eyes travelled across the rest of his office.
By Eira URL on 12.23.2010
Paperclips never sounded like a complicated utensil. But I was proven wrong quickly. I remember, all too recently, I went to a leadership retreat for students. Well, it was more like the arrogant big-shots of my school community that liked to boss others around. I’d like to pretend I wasn’t one of them, the rare few who had actually been invited rather than applying, but I’d be lying. I really worked to get into this retreat, sending forms, resumes, recommendation letters, promises of my arms/legs. What not.
Anyways, the first activity of the morning, upon arrival, even before the coffee and water bottles were served, was to reach into a paper bag, pull out whatever we described first, and somehow compare ourselves to it. It took three people for the group to realize the bag was filled with paperclips.
By Rose on 12.23.2010
i love paperclips bc they bend into funny shapes and are useful for cleaning out things like bowls when you’re smoking weed. paperclips can also hold stuff together but that’s not where they are really useful. lets put it this way…macgyver made a bomb with a paperclip and some other little things.
By TFM on 12.23.2010
I really love paperclips. I’ve used a lot of them this last week. Mainly because it was finals week in college. I organized my papers and lectures and homework by organizing them into piles and them paperclipping them. It helps to appease my stress and nerves by starting with a lot of little piles and then slowly but surely getting to a few papers. Only studying a few papers is a lot more relaxing than a lot of piles, it’s like seeing your studying diminish before your eyes which is reassuring and made me feel prepared.
By Lauren M. on 12.23.2010
These specifically shaped metal rods are used for filing papers together. They are incredibly useful as they make sure separate pages aren’t lost as they kept firmly together.
By Tarah on 12.23.2010
Paperclips are really good for holding together documents that you don’t want to staple. i use paperclips because i don’t want to attach stuff together. they provide flexibility and that’s a good thing. i like paperclips because they’re not about a full commitment. it’s a test to decide whether you want a permanent attachment. that’s a good analogy for life. some people should be like paperclips.
By delano on 12.23.2010
paper clips are what hold things together, they bring together seperate papers and hold them in place, like freinds do with theier friendships. oh whatever would we do without paperclips? i love paperclips, make nice necklaces too
By jordan on 12.23.2010