If I'd Never Met You MAG

February 28, 2011
By samrae BRONZE, Ralston, Nebraska
samrae BRONZE, Ralston, Nebraska
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“Oftentimes I wish I’d never met you.”
“Oftentimes I’d agree.”

*
*
*
“Sometimes I wish this war would
end.”
“Only sometimes?”
“It keeps the madness at bay.”
“Ah.”

*
*
*
“I’ll kill you if I see you on the
battlefield.”
“I know.”
“You don’t mind?”
“Why would I?”

*
*
*
“There was another lost today.”
“KIA?”
“Suicide.”

*
*
*
“We’re not as different as I’d like to
think.”
“We’re not as different as anyone’d
like to think.”
“So why do we fight?”
“Because I am me and you are
you.”

*
*
*
“I hate you.”
“Believe me, the feeling’s mutual.”
“Oh, I do.”

*
*
*
“Is there any particular reason you
keep coming to see me?”
“Who says I’m coming to see you?”
“The fact that you’re here.”
“Maybe I just like the view.”
“We’re staring at a rock.”

*
*
*
“I’m angry at you.”
“When aren’t you?”
“I’m serious.”
“What happened?”
“You killed them.”
“Yes.”
“My family.”
“I know.”

*
*
*
“I got married yesterday.”
“No honeymoon?”
“No.”
“There a reason?”
“Not particularly.”

*
*
*
“I don’t like fighting.”
“I thought you said it keeps the
madness at bay.”
“It does.”

*
*
*
“I got assigned a ship.”
“You’re a captain?”
“Admiral, actually.”
“That’s nice.”
“Won’t be able to sneak off.”
“Never mind, that sucks.”
“My point.”

*
*
*
“We’re not in love.”
“Then what is this, exactly?”
“Extreme hate.”

*
*
*
“I’m leaving tomorrow.”
“I’ll see you when you get back.”
“If.”
“When.”

*
*
*
“You’re back.”
“I am.”
“See? When.”
“Do you never forget things?”
“Never.”

*
*
*
“What’s on your mind?”
“Your wife divorce you yet?”
“Why would she do that?”
“You’re an idiot who is having
an affair with an officer from the
other side.”
“I wouldn’t call this an affair.”
“Don’t change the subject.”
“No, she hasn’t.”

*
*
*
“Anything new?”
“I hear our leaders are going to sign
a peace treaty.”
“I heard that last year.”
“Never hurts to hope.”
“Yes it does.”

*
*
*
“Oftentimes I wish I’d never met
you.”
“Oftentimes I’d agree.”


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leafy said...
on Jan. 15 2012 at 11:06 pm
leafy, City, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Gil: I would like you to read my novel and get your opinion. 
Ernest Hemingway: I hate it. 
Gil: You haven't even read it yet. 
Ernest Hemingway: If it's bad, I'll hate it. If it's good, then I'll be envious and hate it even more. You don't want the opinion of another writer. 

Okay, I just have to comment on this piece again. By far, this is my favorite article on TI and I have reread it many times. It's funny, but serious at the same time, and makes the reader crave more (but yet, the piece doesn't feel unfinished). Though I doubt this'll happen since you have yet to do it at all, I sincerely hope you'll continue posting your writing on TI, because they are amazing.

on Sep. 28 2011 at 4:49 pm
dancer5678 GOLD, South Plainfield, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"The toughest act to follow is yourself."

This is really incredible, I hope you know that.

leafy said...
on Sep. 17 2011 at 10:55 am
leafy, City, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Gil: I would like you to read my novel and get your opinion. 
Ernest Hemingway: I hate it. 
Gil: You haven't even read it yet. 
Ernest Hemingway: If it's bad, I'll hate it. If it's good, then I'll be envious and hate it even more. You don't want the opinion of another writer. 

I loveee this piece, I'm definitely favoriting this :) nice job!

on Jun. 10 2011 at 4:33 pm
Cameandgonesmarty ELITE, North Vancouver, Other
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This is really interesting.

never read anything in this style before.

Pretty cool


on Mar. 25 2011 at 7:42 am
EvilElmo BRONZE, Defiance, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
You're unique, just like everyone else.

Wow! Never seen anything like this before. It made me laugh AND want to punch something. It's pretty good. Definately have a like from me.

on Mar. 22 2011 at 8:50 am
wow this is amazing!!(:

on Mar. 21 2011 at 1:14 am
PerfectMGymnast DIAMOND, Parker, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"If you don't leap you'lll never know what it's like to fly"

this is really good!! and i love the style you used!! it's very original and very beautiful in your word choice!! :)

on Mar. 19 2011 at 8:30 pm
Paige101 BRONZE, Easley, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"It was the first time we ever played in Illinois, yet the 50-60 kids there were singing along to our tunes like they’d been fans all their lives." -A Day To Remember

This is amazing. Keep up the good work.

on Mar. 15 2011 at 8:50 am
NothingButAli GOLD, Silver Lake, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"The best things in life are better left unseen. that's why we close our eyes when we cry, kiss, and dream"- Anonymous

hmm, i enjoyed this, its a style of writing i havent ever seen before. good work and keep it up (:

on Mar. 13 2011 at 12:44 pm
NobodyYouKnow BRONZE, Princeton, Massachusetts
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That is amazing.

on Mar. 10 2011 at 2:19 pm
Xx_kishka_xX BRONZE, Eatonville, Washington
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Amazing! :)

Unique and interesting to read!


on Mar. 8 2011 at 8:05 am
Auburn-Morrow PLATINUM, Canton, Georgia
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Life Takes its toll, please have exact change.

This has to be one of the coolest, most original articles here. It's so much fun to read something truly clever and engaging. Thank for writing it.

on Mar. 3 2011 at 4:59 pm
Imaginedangerous PLATINUM, Riverton, Utah
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Wow, that was good. A little confusing at first, but by the end you'd made it all make sense. The dialougue was realisitc and it was a lot of fun to read. Good job!


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