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Bald MAG

By Samantha Lagace, Gilford, NH

The sliding doors lead me into a nightmare
Rows and rows of hollow eyes and balding heads.

Fear permeates my skin, like radiation to theirs.
Their worries are hidden behind blockades of support

Paralysis doesn’t allow me to move
Amazed at the youth of these victims.

Not knowing what to do,
I clasp his bony fingers in mine.

A smile breaks across his face and joy resonates throughout the room,
For a moment, his eyes flicker with light.

For a moment he isn’t dying
He isn’t scared.

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on Apr. 21 2010 at 1:08 pm
SunShineSparkle BRONZE, Orange, California
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Favorite Quote:
System of A Down - MIND"you need the ones you love and love the ones that you need", HYPNOTIZE"Mesmerize the simple minded Propaganda leaves us blinded", SAD STATUE"What is in us that turns a deaf ear to the cries of human suffering"

im not gonna lie... i really like this, it paints a picture in my mind that leaves me wanting to hold his hand too.

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