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Wishing for Amnesia This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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Memories marred by the attempts to delete them,
She doesn’t know what really happened anymore.
The Incident becomes incidents become “it happens all the time.”
Now all she knows
Is that it happens all the time.

Denial becomes excuses becomes I’m sorrys and
“What do you want me to do?”
It’s too late. She’s already afraid.

Afraid to be pitied,
She clutches her teddy bear, swallows her tears
And allows them to read her a story.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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kayla said...
Nov. 14, 2011 at 9:15 am
this is sad i feel sorry for the girl!
 
Lexie96 said...
Oct. 23, 2011 at 8:47 pm
This is so good, really pretty. Anyone have some time to read my work? Please?
 
PoeticBliss228 said...
Oct. 23, 2011 at 4:20 pm
excellent i love it
 
GirlWhoWrote said...
Oct. 23, 2011 at 8:20 am
Very thoughtful! If you could look at my poems that would be great.
 
JamesODalaigh This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 23, 2011 at 8:13 am

Extremely pretty. Loved your work.

 

 
hockeygirl174 said...
Oct. 1, 2011 at 4:27 pm
This is definitely fantastic. The sadness is felt in every line but it's intense and it properly portrays the feelings of many people. Myself being one of them. Thank you for your beautiful work. It's truly amazing
 
jasont727 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 1, 2011 at 2:19 am
Absolutely incredible. The transitions that you detail here are lifelike and profound. Thank you!
 
WrenAlaster said...
Sept. 9, 2011 at 8:30 pm
This is amazing!! I love the profound deepness of it. I like the picture that goes with it as well.
 
singingdetective said...
Sept. 9, 2011 at 1:02 pm
WOW. VERY deep and impactful. Many people can connect to the feeling of wishing, wishing to forget something dreadful/awful. Or that evolution from "denial, excuses, acceptance, to 'where do I go now'?" Excellent job :)
 
xximjustmexx said...
Aug. 21, 2011 at 2:09 pm
5/5 It sounds like you were writing about me. And even though I'm 13, every single night I grab my 7 year old teddy bear, and cry wishing that some things never happened or that I can forget.
 
Aiden said...
Aug. 21, 2011 at 11:56 am
This is soo amazing and heartfelt. Keep writing!!
 
LazyDaisyTheWriter said...
Aug. 18, 2011 at 5:23 pm
Great job!
 
Blooddrinker9755 said...
Aug. 18, 2011 at 10:51 am
I could relate...... :>
 
RhythmAndRhyme said...
Aug. 18, 2011 at 10:14 am
So Pretty!
 
aveawave said...
Aug. 18, 2011 at 9:59 am
Please, keep writing. You are amazing! :)
 
Lola_Black said...
Jul. 29, 2011 at 6:41 pm
Incredible! I'm speechless! Please, keep writing!
 
smartiechic96 said...
Jul. 28, 2011 at 2:20 am
This piece is beautiful. It has so much raw emotion behind it. Don't stop writing.
 
Angie.Hudak This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 27, 2011 at 2:31 pm
Just amazing. No better way to describe it(:
 
andromeda13 replied...
Jul. 27, 2011 at 8:46 pm
same. im speechless. truly amazing work
 
Schubster said...
Jul. 27, 2011 at 8:22 am

The Incident becomes incidents become “it happens all the time.”
Now all she knows
Is that it happens all the time.

^^ my favorite lines :D keep up the awesome work.

 
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