Not Entirely Gone

February 26, 2010
By Shanisa101 BRONZE, Saco, Maine
Shanisa101 BRONZE, Saco, Maine
2 articles 0 photos 0 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't wast your time worrying about tomorrow today.

I never knew you
But people say
I am just like you

You were a friend
A child
A cousin

You were smart
And caring
And kind

You left this world
At a young age
You should have not been there

On that terrible day
On a field trip that took your life away
That day on a ride
That burned to the ground

Nothing of you was left
Only your body was found beside your friend
Dangling from your neck
Was your gold chain your father gave you

Everyone wished you never left
Everyone wished you lived
Everyone missed you
I’ll never know you

But my dad says I’m just like you
I’m glad to be
I guess you could say I’m like
Your living memory

The author's comments:
Dedicated to Eric

Similar Articles


This article has 1 comment.

Milo! said...
on Mar. 9 2010 at 4:24 pm
I really love this. I really like how everyone can relate to this. I hope you keep writing, because this is great. You should check out some of my stuff. I think you would like it.


MacMillan Books

Aspiring Writer? Take Our Online Course!