You can't touch what isn't there

October 7, 2009
By Bella-Faye GOLD, Oxford, Massachusetts
Bella-Faye GOLD, Oxford, Massachusetts
11 articles 7 photos 20 comments

Favorite Quote:
“There comes a time when you have to stand up and shout:
This is me damn it! I look the way I look, think the way I think, feel the way I feel, love the way I love! I am a whole complex package. Take me... or leave me. Accept me - or walk away! Do not try to make me feel like less of a person, just because I don't fit your idea of who I should be and don't try to change me to fit your mold. If I need to change, I alone will make that decision.
When you are strong enough to love yourself 100%, good and bad - you will be amazed at the opportunities that life presents you.”


The saddest time in anyone person's life is when childhood's innocence is lost. Be it through drugs, sex, abuse, a divorce, or simply growing up. The lose can be subtle- the giving up of dolls and imaginary friends or it can be quick like the slice of a blade that leaves you breatheless. Childhood innocence is something that can never be regained once it is lost, but remains just out of reach like someone trying to catch fog, hold rain, or touch a rainbow. These feats can nevr be acomplished because, for some, what you wish to catch, hold or touch was never really there to begin with. And that's the saddest thing of all.


The author's comments:
I can't remember when i had childhood innocence and when i realized this, i began to cry.

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on May. 16 2010 at 5:42 pm
writingchild SILVER, Auburn, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"For in a minute there are many days." (Romeo & Juliet)

Omg that is so true. I don't know when I lost my childhood innocence but it was a while ago. The last sentence really tops it off.


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