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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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alexxeo said...
Nov. 5, 2010 at 10:05 pm:

Nice job(: I love the ending... "And lets them read her story."

Beautiful. Keep writing; it'll do everyone a favor:DD

Please read mine(:

"Lunar Metephor"

 
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coolkidd21 said...
Nov. 5, 2010 at 9:02 pm:
I definitely appreciated this piece.
 
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red-head said...
Nov. 5, 2010 at 6:34 pm:
I read this three times. Thank you. 
 
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Jazzymann said...
Nov. 5, 2010 at 5:12 pm:
I love this (: It totally describes how I feel about my past.
 
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keannnie said...
Nov. 5, 2010 at 3:18 pm:
wooooah! that is amazing... i wish i could write half as good as everyone on here
 
whosayswhat replied...
Nov. 27, 2010 at 3:20 pm :

*half as well as everyone here

Sorry. The grammar police in me made me do it. ;/

 
FunFace replied...
Dec. 19, 2010 at 6:42 pm :
the only way to get better is to practice and im sure you have it in u !
 
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ErisRose said...
Nov. 5, 2010 at 6:56 am:
This was amazing! I love how this is written, it totally reminds me of how I feel. I would give anything some days to be able to forget everything.
 
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Cammie42 said...
Oct. 14, 2010 at 7:28 pm:

woahh this is amazing(: I can really feel your feelings flowing in and out of your words ;D

check out my work? Thanks(: I'm pretty new here and I just want some feedbackk

 
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Berta said...
Oct. 14, 2010 at 3:34 pm:
Well written!  I love it, and it is very touching and has a great meaning.
 
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LoneWhiteWolf said...
Oct. 14, 2010 at 1:25 pm:
Its really good, i like it, and says exactly how i feel day after day
 
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Tayrodactyl said...
Oct. 14, 2010 at 11:53 am:
I wish i had amnesia. oh well, this was rele good, reminds me of how i feel right now.
 
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HeyDenver said...
Sept. 30, 2010 at 3:03 pm:
wow, I love it.
 
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Anomonous said...
Sept. 22, 2010 at 9:25 pm:
AWWWW! sweet! amazing. touches me.
 
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Siphor said...
Sept. 22, 2010 at 7:46 pm:
I love the way you ended this. It feels so nostalgic.
 
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LunaWingsFlyAway said...
Sept. 22, 2010 at 5:50 pm:
i agree....i love the ambiguity of the poem...it leaves alot of possibilities but the message of vulnerability speaks to all
 
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IamtheStargirl said...
Sept. 22, 2010 at 5:22 pm:

This is so sweet, it really evokes vulnerability for me. I love the line "She clutches her teddybear, swallows the tears" It's beautiful, and vulnerable, and creates a strong mental image.

Thanks for sharing this :)

 
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silent-is-loud said...
Sept. 22, 2010 at 4:52 pm:
its really good, but u lost me at the end. what is that supposed to mean?
 
Anomonous replied...
Sept. 22, 2010 at 9:26 pm :
i didn't exacty get it either
 
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MickeyDee said...
Sept. 22, 2010 at 11:34 am:
I really like it because no matter the problems in your life everyone can relate to this peice of work... i think it is wonderful
 
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