My Childhood MAG

August 17, 2010
By AndreaD GOLD, West Chester, Pennsylvania
AndreaD GOLD, West Chester, Pennsylvania
11 articles 6 photos 19 comments

Favorite Quote:
According to Greek mythology, humans were originally created with four legs, four arms and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them apart, condemning them to spend their lives in search of their other half.


What do you do when
Tissues are your best friend,
When waiting is all you do,
When darkness is all you see,
And when floors creaking is all you hear?

Empty boxes and boxes of tissues on the floor begin to match up with the empty bottles on the table,
Drenching your tears as your tissue becomes doused,
Perched at the back door wondering whether your mother is ever going to come home.

Blackness and shadows linger upon the floor, daring you to speak out and whisper, “Who's there?”
Making shapes on the dark walls is your only pastime, dangerously flickering silhouettes.
There is only the snoring and floorboards echoing across the walls to comfort your own four-year-old self, in doubt that will have any effect.

What do you do when
Tissues are your best friend,
When waiting is all you do,
When darkness is all you see,
And when floors creaking is all you hear?
I say that a stuffed animal should be a child's best friend,
I say that playing is all that a child should do,
I say that their parents' glorious faces are all that children should see,
And the sound of their own laughter is all they should hear.


The author's comments:
I also wrote this in eighth grade :)

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AndreaD GOLD said...
on Jun. 5 2011 at 6:17 pm
AndreaD GOLD, West Chester, Pennsylvania
11 articles 6 photos 19 comments

Favorite Quote:
According to Greek mythology, humans were originally created with four legs, four arms and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them apart, condemning them to spend their lives in search of their other half.

thank you! :)

on May. 27 2011 at 11:30 am
Shortblueeyes224 DIAMOND, Auburntown, Tennessee
57 articles 0 photos 76 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Are We Happy Plastic People"- Casting Crowns "While we're sung to sleep by philosophies that save the trees and kill the children" - Casting Crowns "It's such a secret place, the land of tears"Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Very good...i like this alot

 





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