2006 Pull Quotes
Delta Winds: A Magazine of Student Essays
A Publication of San Joaquin Delta College
- The Dead
"Do you see any snakes yet?" Rebekah, my oldest sister called down. I looked around.
- A True Story of National Security
Another guard was referencing security tapes--watching how I had walked through the metal detectors--and pointing out inconsistencies in my facial expression and walking speed.
- Lemons, Loss, and Lemonade
Those patterns, securities, and stabilities are the foundations of our lives. When and if this way of life is changed, it throws off and disrupts everything we have grown to believe and trust in.
- Last Hour
His skin looked weathered, and wrinkles plotted their twisting course down his soft cheeks.
- The Hero and the Antihero: The Clash Between Decorum and Barbarism
However, one can act virtuously and still commit immoral and illegal acts; we see this in many of the motives of antiheroes.
- The Designer Player
The main opponents against the use of steroids are those that say using is an attack on baseball's integrity. . . . My answer is simply to wake up.
- The Poker Nation
Unlike a majority of the biggest sports in the world, poker requires no physical exertion. Basically if you can breathe and sit for a long time in one place you can play.
- Our Wardrobes
Our own personal style and dress are important and, whether we like it or not, they play a vital role in the way we perceive ourselves and in the way others perceive us.
Minutes later he was holding me by the neck, glaring at me with eyes that seemed to burn with fire, and said, "First I am going to kill you, and then I am going to kill him!"
- Crossing the Gulf Into Adulthood
Then I hear the U.S.S. Stark has been hit! What is going on?
- Who Was That Guy?
So the soldiers were flying all over the plane while the rest of us held white-knuckled onto the benches.
Apparently, my cologne's scent was so intense that you would not notice a skunk if it waddled right in front of you.
- Sylvia Plath
Her poetry speaks with a vibrancy and clarity that is at once thoroughly modern and ancient, and its beauty is what she should be remembered for.