The Boy That No One Knew

December 5, 2010
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The Boy That No One Knew:
There was a boy that no one knew.
That no one cared for.
That no one loved.
One day, the boy that no one loved went missing.
No one noticed.
No one missed him.
No one cared.
Several days passed, and an announcement was made.
The boy that no one knew, was no more.
There was quiet, and then the tears started.
People cried while others tried to stay strong.
Some kept remorse to themselves,
While others shouted it for all to hear.
As the sadness spread, conversations were started.
Memories were brought forth.
Happy memories
Sad memories
About the boy that no one knew.
Girls talked of their now lost love.
Boys talked of a dear friend that would be greatly missed.
Soon the small conversations merged into one.
One story about the boy that everyone knew, and everyone loved
And no one present understood why the boy had chosen to leave before the end.

You’re never as alone as you think.
Stop teen suicide

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Lacey-LJM said...
Feb. 13, 2011 at 12:45 pm
Nice job! Really, really inspiratinal :)
Me ♥ said...
Jan. 5, 2011 at 7:49 pm
i really love this poem. i go back an search it all the time and i've read it about a million times already. i printed it out for this poetry presentation for class and all my friends read it and they all love it to. thank you so much for sharing this great poem :)
Emily-G cousin said...
Dec. 12, 2010 at 8:45 am
i like this alot
Mrs. K. said...
Dec. 12, 2010 at 8:01 am
Emily is a former student of mine and obviously a very talented young lady.  This is great, Emily!  I like how stark the language is and the message. 
BlackVeilBride said...
Dec. 11, 2010 at 11:43 pm
This is awesome! I can relate to this. I almost lost my friend to suicide until i caught her bleeding out on her bedroom floor. Its was scary and ever since the she is never out of my sight ! 
Coinfish said...
Dec. 11, 2010 at 8:31 pm

Wow this is really good! Way to go Emily!!! I think this is my favorite right next to 'Stalker'. 

-Ally XD

Emily-G replied...
Dec. 11, 2010 at 8:43 pm
Thanks Girly!
Smileyky108 said...
Dec. 11, 2010 at 5:52 pm
sooo good! you're gotta powerful piece on your hands (:
Emily-G replied...
Dec. 11, 2010 at 8:42 pm
Thanks so much :D
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