For Matthew

March 3, 2010
By i_am_nobody SILVER, Belgrade, Montana
i_am_nobody SILVER, Belgrade, Montana
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Favorite Quote:
"Be yourself, don't take anyone's sh*t, and never let them take you alive." -Gerard Way


These are my words for my cousin.
even though they are sad,
and he is now gone,
the words give me hope,
that I might live on.

You were a miracle child.
Born under the impossibility,
that your preceding siblings faced.
Their failure was wrought with tears,
and their fates were soon erased.

I was little when the news came.
You were limping because of cancer.
Just three years old,
you went from baby to patient.
Our future plans began to fold.

You were lucky you looked good bald.
When chemo therapy started,
it all went into the trash can.
Again and again you made your mark;
at least nine times, little man.

At eight, you’d made friends all over.
You went border to border,
and coast to coast for cures that failed.
Every time the Neuroblastoma returned,
we all cried and wailed.

I still don’t regret the last day we played.
Although I still blame myself,
because we played so much.
The next day you got so sick,
and it all went downhill and such.

Those are my words for my cousin.
even though they are sad,
and he is now gone,
the words give me hope,
that I can live on.


The author's comments:
This peice is about my recently deceased eight-year-old cousin named Matthew. His life, and death, more or less influenced most of my life and gives my a lot of my inspiration. He loved everyone, and brought joy in the saddest of times. I miss him dearly, and will always love him.

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on Aug. 29 2010 at 1:10 am
i_am_nobody SILVER, Belgrade, Montana
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Favorite Quote:
"Be yourself, don't take anyone's sh*t, and never let them take you alive." -Gerard Way

today is/was his birthday...

on Jul. 23 2010 at 10:57 pm
SilverMoonLightWings BRONZE, Belgrade, Montana
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I comment!!!
It tis be sad :(

on Jul. 9 2010 at 11:15 am
i_am_nobody SILVER, Belgrade, Montana
7 articles 0 photos 85 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be yourself, don't take anyone's sh*t, and never let them take you alive." -Gerard Way

ya, im a little worried that i have like no comments on any of my articles.

thank you


on Jul. 8 2010 at 3:16 pm
DannyKid33 PLATINUM, Pleasant Hill, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't ever let the media tell you what to look like. You're beautiful the way you are. Stay beautiful, keep it ugly." - Gerard Way.

wow!! tht poem was so good but rally sad :( im so sorry about your cousin something like this has happend to me to but dont blame yourself; it wasnt your fault, i promise you that. But this poem is absolutely amazing and you deserve some recognition for this. and i hv no clue y u hav no comments because this is spectacular :)

on Jun. 6 2010 at 1:56 pm
i_am_nobody SILVER, Belgrade, Montana
7 articles 0 photos 85 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be yourself, don't take anyone's sh*t, and never let them take you alive." -Gerard Way

also, i hav one question. how did you find my poem?

on Jun. 6 2010 at 1:49 pm
i_am_nobody SILVER, Belgrade, Montana
7 articles 0 photos 85 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be yourself, don't take anyone's sh*t, and never let them take you alive." -Gerard Way

thank you so much!

on Jun. 6 2010 at 11:53 am
banditclover BRONZE, Saint Louis, Missouri
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Wow. First of all, I am so sorry to hear about your cousin... I can't even imagine how hard it would be. Second, this is an amazing poem! (yeah, why no comments?!?) I was looking for the button that said "PUT IN MAGAZINE, RIGHT NOW." :) You expressed his life and his meaningfulness in yours so well. This is definitely one of my favorites. It tells a story, and makes you think about life and how precious it is. My prayers are with you and your family.

on May. 28 2010 at 8:19 pm
i_am_nobody SILVER, Belgrade, Montana
7 articles 0 photos 85 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be yourself, don't take anyone's sh*t, and never let them take you alive." -Gerard Way

really?! no comments!?


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