childhood memory MAG

January 25, 2011
By a_stewart SILVER, Rochester, Michigan
a_stewart SILVER, Rochester, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"The moment you doubt yourself, you lose yourself."


Plain white blank wall
Sitting Indian style with my head in my small hands
One Mississippi, 2 Mississippi, 3 Mississippi
I hear the other kids laughing and playing
Four Mississippi, 5 Mississippi, 6 Mississippi
Hands fiddle. Lips bitten.
Seven Mississippi, 8 Mississippi, 9 Mississippi
Michael overreacted, it didn't hurt that bad.
Ten Mississippi, 11 Mississippi, 12 Mississippi
Ugh, almost done
Thirteen Mississippi, 14 Mississippi, 15 Mississippi
I peek around the small corner covering me from the fun, Mom's baking cookies.
Mm … chocolate chip, my favorite.
Sixteen Mississippi, 17 Mississippi, 18 Mississippi
Good-bye plain white blank wall
Nineteen Mississippi, 20 Mississippi
I hear the buzz of the kitchen timer
Angela, you can come out now.


The author's comments:
First poem I've ever submitted

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on Feb. 7 2012 at 3:13 pm
MarleyRainbow PLATINUM, Valles MInes, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
one good thing about music is, when it hits you, you feel no pain.

AmAzInG I love it...

on Dec. 1 2011 at 12:48 pm
katieyoung18 PLATINUM, Scottsboro, Alabama
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Favorite Quote:
dont let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

this is really good

on Feb. 19 2011 at 10:46 pm
a_stewart SILVER, Rochester, Michigan
8 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
"The moment you doubt yourself, you lose yourself."

Thank you very much! :)

on Feb. 17 2011 at 10:21 pm
BriannaSinger GOLD, Sacramento, California
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Favorite Quote:
"My karma ran over my dogma" -bumper sticker

This is great! reminds me of those days..

Very inspiring :)





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