Memories

August 30, 2011
By 14jespax BRONZE, Kansas City, Kansas
14jespax BRONZE, Kansas City, Kansas
3 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Everyone wants happiness, no one wants pain but you can't make a rainbow without a little rain."


It’s hard to lose someone
That you really care about
And the feelings that you feel
Just make you cry and shout

It’s not fair that I
Have to see you slip away
And it’s hard to accept
That you can even be this way

Especially when just a year ago,
You were still you.
But now everything’s changed
And it’s making me feel blue.

But crying and screaming
Won’t change a thing.
So I’ll try to be strong
And smile through the pain.

No one understands
What it is really like
To have someone you love
Completely change your life.

I feel sad, angry, and scared
All at the same time.
To have you completely forget me
Is one of life’s worst crimes.

I miss the way you held me,
And how you were so strong.
I miss how you made me smile
When everything else seemed wrong.

And now the only person
Who used to take away the tears
Is no longer wiping them away,
But causing them to appear

I would give almost anything
Just to spend a normal day with you
When you could still remember me,
And you said you loved me, too.

I know that someday you’ll be you again,
But that won’t be for a while,
Not in either of our lifetimes
Or before I walk down the aisle.

So I’ll have to just keep living,
And let this make me stronger.
Because it doesn’t help either of us
For me to cry any longer.


The author's comments:
This is just the perspective of someone who loves someone that is affected by Alzheimer's disease, although this could also be interpreted as someone going through a break-up or even losing someone they care about.

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on Dec. 5 2011 at 2:24 pm
14jespax BRONZE, Kansas City, Kansas
3 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Everyone wants happiness, no one wants pain but you can't make a rainbow without a little rain."

Thank you so much! That really means a lot to me, and I appreciate you continuously voting on it. :) 

x0x0xJ SILVER said...
on Dec. 3 2011 at 4:36 pm
x0x0xJ SILVER, Wood Dale, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Sometimes the thoughts in my head get bored and go for a stroll out through my mouth. This is rarely a good thing.

Still love it and vote for it! It's in my favorites! This should be in the magazine.

on Oct. 2 2011 at 7:32 pm
14jespax BRONZE, Kansas City, Kansas
3 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Everyone wants happiness, no one wants pain but you can't make a rainbow without a little rain."

Thanks! I will go check your stuff out now! 

on Oct. 2 2011 at 6:27 pm
Anonymous_7 SILVER, Branson, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
-The only time you can get away with murder is when writing a book!

This was sad :(  but written really well. Keep it up! would you mind commenting/rating my work? Thanks!

on Sep. 15 2011 at 10:31 pm
14jespax BRONZE, Kansas City, Kansas
3 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Everyone wants happiness, no one wants pain but you can't make a rainbow without a little rain."

Thanks! I really appreciate it!

x0x0xJ SILVER said...
on Sep. 15 2011 at 6:16 pm
x0x0xJ SILVER, Wood Dale, Illinois
7 articles 0 photos 63 comments

Favorite Quote:
Sometimes the thoughts in my head get bored and go for a stroll out through my mouth. This is rarely a good thing.

Awww...this made me sad. I love this poem & I can completely relate to how you're feeling. You did a really good job writing this!


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