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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 Mar. 17 2011 at 10:08 am
art.girl2424 BRONZE, Farmington, Connecticut
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This is poem is AMAZING !!! There are simply no words to describe how good it is !! Deserves 10 stars :)

RozaB SILVER said...
on Feb. 23 2011 at 9:29 pm
RozaB SILVER, Milpitas, California
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Beautiful. 

Lilyluna said...
on Feb. 23 2011 at 6:31 pm
Lilyluna, Fife, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
Does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that.~J.K. Rowling

Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.~Albus Dumbledore-J.K. Rowling

This is, truly, a beautiful work of art. You obviously reached deep down inside to write this and it shows in every line. Keep it up and keep posting your work, because I really enjoyed reading this one.

on Feb. 23 2011 at 11:59 am
BigJoe92 BRONZE, Bartlett, Illinois
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The author of this poem reached down deep into her soul and used every ounce of passion and heart that they had to express their feelings. Truly a magnificent piece!

Phina said...
on Feb. 23 2011 at 10:10 am
I reallt like this poem, it's regal from a child's standpoint, it means something important.

on Feb. 23 2011 at 9:32 am
theheart_thatisbroken SILVER, ROME GA, Georgia
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this is very good its sad but so good awsome job

on Feb. 23 2011 at 12:26 am
Internal-Love PLATINUM, Queens, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Nothing's black or white, its all just a shade of gray---

















TI "Live your Life" ft Rihanna

the words in this poem were carried out strong and clear: but the message in between the lines was so big it need not fit into a few lines.

on Feb. 1 2011 at 11:34 am
Alexia_Kay BRONZE, Leon, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
What the hell?

Wow! This is exquisitly beautiful.

on Feb. 1 2011 at 11:30 am
PerfectMGymnast DIAMOND, Parker, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"If you don't leap you'lll never know what it's like to fly"

wow! this is really good and i enjoyed reading this!! :)

also, if you get the chance could you check out some of my photo's such as Beauty in Nature and Freedom (& comment and rate them???) it would be greatly appreciated! THANKS!!!


on Jan. 10 2011 at 10:53 pm
ElijahN PLATINUM, Livonia, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"only after you've lost everything, that you're free to do anything."-Tyler Durdan -Fight Club-

I may have commented on this before, but if I haven't, why not? This is awesome.

-Rain- GOLD said...
on Jan. 10 2011 at 8:29 pm
-Rain- GOLD, Amarillo, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Life is Beautiful - (English)
La vie est belle - (French)

This poem reminds me of my own writings. Mostly of one of mine I have yet to put up here. This is a realy moving piece and maybe if you have the time you could read some of mine and see what you think.

on Jan. 10 2011 at 4:34 pm
amalie PLATINUM, Binghamton, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Stop existing and stop living"- Michael Jackson ("Heal the World")

I don't comment on alot but I felt I needed to comment on this because it was so striking! It leaves alot of room for thought but yet it seems like the story of my life. It flowed beautifully, and though I don't know what you intended this to be about, I can take comfort in it, allowing myself to think that this person you've created could be a person like me. Thank you!!!

Nick121 BRONZE said...
on Jan. 10 2011 at 8:38 am
Nick121 BRONZE, Manhasset, New York
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Favorite Quote:
If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Michael Jordan

nice job with the poem

on Jan. 10 2011 at 7:33 am
just-a-joy GOLD, Indianapolis, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
Eminem: Success is my only option, failure's not

this is amazingly good i can relate  to try to for get thigs to the point that the truth becomes pieces in my head... if u want i have a poem dealing with the same subject

anne.Brooke said...
on Jan. 10 2011 at 12:48 am
anne.Brooke, Mumbai, Other
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Favorite Quote:
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I'm not.
-Kurt Cobain

Hi..the poem was really good..But, can someone explain to me elaborately...

:)


Carlie BRONZE said...
on Dec. 19 2010 at 9:19 pm
Carlie BRONZE, Omaha, Nebraska
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Wow! That was amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Check out mine. It's called my fantasy!

on Dec. 19 2010 at 9:14 pm
DarknessForever13 SILVER, Gainesville, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Quoth the Raven: "Nevermore!"
"What's right isn't always popular, but what's popular isn't always right." - Unknown

Amazing, and absolutley touching. This poem has a message that everyone needs to see. Keep writing, and when you write a book, i'll be the crazy one in front cheering for you! (Of course, I will need an autograph too.)  :-)   *Small, shy voice turned demonic*   Will you please look at my work? My most recent one is "No One Would Think...."

on Dec. 19 2010 at 9:03 pm
writergirl13 GOLD, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.
Ambrose Bierce

This is so heartfelt and stunning. What could inspire something like this?

.love. BRONZE said...
on Dec. 19 2010 at 6:49 pm
.love. BRONZE, Rockford, Illinois
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I absolutely and entirely agree. This poem is stunning!

FunFace GOLD said...
on Dec. 19 2010 at 6:42 pm
FunFace GOLD, Washington, District Of Columbia
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Favorite Quote:
"Z is for zed which is for fred which is for harry potter which is for couldron, DUH" -My friend and I

the only way to get better is to practice and im sure you have it in u !


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