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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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Redemption65 said...
on Dec. 14 2008 at 2:50 pm
I like what you are getting at. The meaning is their and good, but grrr, there is no flow. At every quote I had to start reading it from the beginning again because I did not know HOW to read it. There is a special way to read a specific poem and I could not read yours.

laptopbible said...
on Dec. 9 2008 at 1:52 pm
its so sad i think i teared up there

crich897 said...
on Dec. 2 2008 at 6:28 pm
Wow. You have some really deep thoughts in here. I love the progression. There is something that bugs me about this ... but I can't seem to put my finger on it right now. I will read through again later and possibly re-comment. But I really like this alot.

ItsBwagz said...
on Nov. 19 2008 at 4:19 pm
Its all so vauge. but its very desciptive at the same time. you are very good at writing. this poem holds deeper meaning. i relate all too well i love this one m darling :]

on Nov. 2 2008 at 5:54 pm
i think ur poem is very hardcore and really deep. personally i like it and it may hold more truth for some people than u think


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