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Wishing for Amnesia MAG

April 7, 2008
By Mona Daniella Haddad, New York, NY

Memories marred by the attempts to delete them,
She doesn’t know what really happened anymore.
The Incident becomes incidents become “it happens all the time.”
Now all she knows
Is that it happens all the time.

Denial becomes excuses becomes I’m sorrys and
“What do you want me to do?”
It’s too late. She’s already afraid.

Afraid to be pitied,
She clutches her teddy bear, swallows her tears
And allows them to read her a story.

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on Jan. 1 2010 at 1:43 am
Shelby-Lyn SILVER, Oil City, Pennsylvania
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all i need is the air i breathe

im glad to dee a deep poem on a sight for teens my poems i submitted are pending approval and i hope the get published because i think they are something the audiance will enjoy. thanks for being an inspiration!

Aleece GOLD said...
on Dec. 10 2009 at 8:02 pm
Aleece GOLD, Marshfield, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"I'm not random, I just have many thoughts!"

what happened to her?

cass said...
on Dec. 10 2009 at 7:54 pm
wow this was amazing i loved how vague it was like it was a secret between you and yourself you are an amazing writer. keep at it <3

on Dec. 10 2009 at 4:42 pm
TheUnknownIsBliss GOLD, East Patchogue, New York
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Favorite Quote:
I would like to stay out of the box we call "normal".

I love this. It has a deep and thoughtful aura that will keep reders asking for more. Check out my stuff please!

on Dec. 10 2009 at 4:04 pm
literaryaddict PLATINUM, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
"We're almost there and no where near it. All that matters is that we're going." Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls
"The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound." Lady Bracknell, The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde

i wanted to leave a comment, but i don't know what to say. it was so powerful and sad and heartbreaking. i cried after i read it.

on Dec. 10 2009 at 3:03 pm
Lixxy_93 DIAMOND, Westminster, California
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Favorite Quote:
"If you have them, flaunt them" -Circle of Friends

"may the saddest day of the future be no worse then the happiest day of your past" -irish blessing

If male homosexuals are called "gay," then female homosexuals should be called "ecstatic."

i know exactly what you mean by the memories being marred, i dont know truth from fantasy anymore from my "incedent". even tho it was 12 years ago i still cry from loosing him.

on Dec. 10 2009 at 12:32 pm
ConstanceScott BRONZE, Marion, South Carolina
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I am not sure how to eact because I am so confused by it.

LaVonna SILVER said...
on Dec. 10 2009 at 11:42 am
LaVonna SILVER, Owatonna, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
"dont let education get in your way of learning" -my American Lit teacher

very deep :) love it!!


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on Dec. 10 2009 at 8:14 am
reesha SILVER, Rawalpindi, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."
Walt Disney

"Hakuna Matata!"
Lion King

"The British policy was 'unite and conquer'. But I say 'unite and conquer'."
Greg Mortenson (Three Cups of Tea)

This is really beautiful. It's so deep. Good job!

on Dec. 10 2009 at 5:48 am
Arluanna PLATINUM, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
“Mwahahahahaha! Now you are mine, Lesley-Bird, finally, at last, in my... oh, drat, forgot it had wings...”

-Phil, the youngest Kalins Uzin

This relates to me in a way no other writing has before. Thank you for having the courage to write this, because I still don't, and it's been 6 years... and you're totally right. It does just become an incident.

Thank you

on Nov. 18 2009 at 6:55 pm
FlyleafFreak DIAMOND, Loveland, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"I have faith in fools;self confidence my friends call it"~Edger Allan Poe
"In this world of infinite insanity, your friends are the best psychiatrists you will ever have."~Me

Wow, this is pretty good except its pretty vague. Well, you got it published and I do get the meaning so good job <3

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on Nov. 18 2009 at 9:52 am
E.Lee GOLD, Akron, Ohio
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Beautiful <3

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on Nov. 18 2009 at 9:32 am
nicmoo SILVER, Florence, Kentucky
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past keeps us down,

keeps us up,

keeps us sad,

keeps us moving.

time to reminise.

really good.

iwriteu said...
on Nov. 18 2009 at 4:25 am
Great job. Really meaningful.

on Oct. 5 2009 at 4:52 pm
Mylifeforpoetry BRONZE, Burlingame, California
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Favorite Quote:
" Learning how to fly is jumping and missing the ground"

THis is really beautiful

Zero_K DIAMOND said...
on Oct. 5 2009 at 4:42 pm
Zero_K DIAMOND, Moosic, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"Life's no fun if you're not insane, otherwise you grow up to be an accountant." -Moi

Is this about child abuse? It was sad and beautifully written. Great job!

-Blessed Be!


on Aug. 24 2009 at 4:46 pm
MayaPapaya BRONZE, DuPont, Washington
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its great , really deep and meaningful. i love this ! (:

helena94 GOLD said...
on Aug. 6 2009 at 2:58 pm
helena94 GOLD, Evansville, Indiana
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I like it, because it has a specific viewpoint, but leaves a lot of room for others. Great job ;]

on Aug. 4 2009 at 4:49 am
Hollywog. PLATINUM, Mole Creek, Other
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Favorite Quote:
It's better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all..

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind - Ghandi


Good work!

on Jul. 12 2009 at 4:20 am
LoveLikeWoe DIAMOND, LeSueur, MN, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
Whoever laughs first has the sickest mind.

This is really good! Keep it up!!! :)

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