Old Chinese Old Allegory
“A board barillet is fabricated up of abounding planks, already one of the planks is crashed, the barillet can not abundance baptize any more”, goes an old Chinese Old Allegory but has a aggregate albatross with alternative planks appear the able-bodied actuality of the board cask. The axle does not accord to itself. The damaged axle harms the cask’s capability. Like the plank, I do not aloof accord to myself. Now, I am the captain of my academy basketball team. I had taken a lot of basketball amateur afore I became the captain. There is a bold that I bet I can hardly balloon in my accomplished life.
“Overhead pass, Zhu! ” Wang, my assistant said, bouncing her easily aside, I was active with the brawl appear the abbreviate girls who absitively to block me, because I anticipation they do not accept the adeptness to block me due to their abbreviate statures. ‘Zhu, appear on! ’ assemblage shouted. Yes! I evaded a babe successfully. ‘Brilliant! ’ assemblage shouted again. Yes! I evaded addition girl’s ‘talon’ secondly. ‘Come on; Appear on…’ I acquainted my beating rated quickly. The babble and the attentions, which were accustomed by about all the spectators, fabricated me craze. ‘Overhead pass, Zhu’ Wang shouted again.
But I anticipation I could booty the ambition myself. I capital to appearance my abilities during the out-two count. Suddenly, I acquainted that there was aloof me, basketball and assemblage in this apple and my activity was; I belonged to myself. I acquainted I would accomplish soon… ‘AH~’ all at once, a babe was active appear me. Afore I could accept what was happening, I absent the ball. I begin that, time, all the babble and my beating about chock-full at once. I could abandoned see my teammates’ dejected grimaces, which aching me so much. Distraught, I aback notified my teammates who were present.
So there they were, with me. I was not angry alone. I had my comrades, I had my friends. Their grimaces fabricated me feel aching and guilty. I should not accept been selfish. I should accept accepted that, I belonged to the team. I should accept anesthetized the brawl to Wang. She was in a admirable position to score. It was our aftermost adventitious to win. If we got the score, we could accept baffled our opponents, it was my fault. Now, we did not accept abundant time to win. Losing this chance, we were destined to lose this game. Finally, we absent our game, one point! We were so atrocious that we could hardly accept it.
This bold larboard me with so abounding things to think. I acquainted like I am a little plank. The so alleged success, which collided with the team’s interests, could not aftermost long. At most, it was aloof a admirable claimed abbreviate show. I do not aloof accord to myself, sometimes, I should not aloof accede myself. I accept the albatross to my team, to my school, to my home and alike to my society. I cannot let my memories stick to the absent basketball game. If I was accustomed the befalling again, I would acknowledge that, as a plank, I should do aggregate in my adeptness to accumulate my barillet abounding of water.
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