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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 Apr. 21 2010 at 8:32 am
AllysenBursex3 SILVER, Gibsonton, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"I don't listen to the radio." <3

This poem is mad raw yo. Like really. I love this poem. I wrote something similar to it once- it was garbage compared to this. Lol. Good job (:

on Apr. 21 2010 at 7:04 am
Whisperer PLATINUM, O&#39Fallon, Illinois
24 articles 0 photos 56 comments

Favorite Quote:
I'd rather be hated for who i am, than loved for who I'm not~Anonymous

No individual has any right to come into and out of this world without leaving distinct and legit reasons for having passed through.~Anonymous

 really like this. i've often thought about anmesia and stuff. so this kinda follows that. thanks for sharing :)

check out my stuff if you like

JessieB SILVER said...
on Apr. 21 2010 at 6:24 am
JessieB SILVER, Elkton, Maryland
7 articles 1 photo 102 comments

Favorite Quote:
an eye for an eye, and the whole world goes blind~Ghandi

i love it. 

its sooo good(:

Eilatan GOLD said...
on Apr. 21 2010 at 5:32 am
Eilatan GOLD, Old Greenwich, Connecticut
11 articles 1 photo 307 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Nobody is normal. Everybody in the world is a weirdo freak. Except you, which makes you a weirdo freak."

this is so good!!!!!!!!!

K.T.DID BRONZE said...
on Mar. 30 2010 at 10:05 pm
K.T.DID BRONZE, Greenville, Texas
4 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
"You didn't stab me in the heart, you freaking shanked it!" ~Dustin Kyle
"No I thought it was your elbow" ~Zoe Paige

oh my gosh i totally am this story. My best friend goes through that and all i can do is try to help and she tells me "What do you want me to do?" she's scared of herself.

you wrote me

on Mar. 30 2010 at 9:00 pm
dancer4Christ BRONZE, Granbury, Texas
2 articles 2 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Happiness is like the old man told me, look for it and you'll never find it all." -The Fray, Happiness
"Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God." -Philippians 4:6

loved it! anyone can relate to it, which is difficult to accomplish in writing, at least for me.  great work!!

on Mar. 30 2010 at 7:16 pm
greeneyed_girl94 SILVER, Columbus, North Carolina
9 articles 6 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
take time to enjoy the simle things of life. because some times they are the best thingss in life.

this is amazing... please keep writing

on Mar. 30 2010 at 7:15 pm
MeganAnne PLATINUM, Niskayuna, New York
24 articles 0 photos 157 comments

Favorite Quote:
All my life I've looked at words as if I were seeing them for the first time. ~Ernest Hemingway

I really liked this poem! It left lots of room to how you can interpret it, and it was really good. keep writing!

on Mar. 30 2010 at 5:20 pm
~Wolf-Woman~ PLATINUM, Carthage, Missouri
24 articles 10 photos 31 comments
AMAZING!!!! :) I really liked it. Like what other people said you left a lot of room open to interpretation so everyone can relate to it. I feel as tho it is about an abusive boyfriend or something or it could be about something completely different. Would you mind telling what your poem was about?

_NoAir_ BRONZE said...
on Mar. 30 2010 at 3:34 pm
_NoAir_ BRONZE, Toronto, Other
4 articles 1 photo 463 comments

Favorite Quote:
There are as many ways to live as there are people in this world. Each one deserves a closer look.

–Golly (Harriet The Spy)

Yeah same here. I love this poem!

on Mar. 30 2010 at 3:09 pm
psychedelic_wAves, Austin, Texas
0 articles 0 photos 32 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life sucks, but in a beautiful kind of way"~ Axl Rose quote

definitly ....

on Mar. 30 2010 at 9:32 am
ndesiree BRONZE, Decatur, Illinois
2 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
All men dream but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity; but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes to make it possible.
T.E. Lawrence

Wow. i can definatly relate to how that little girl feels.

on Mar. 30 2010 at 8:22 am
Alisha62293 BRONZE, Warwick, Rhode Island
2 articles 1 photo 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life." Charles Darwin

This was amazing. =D

on Mar. 29 2010 at 8:23 pm
monkee21 SILVER, LaBelle, Florida
8 articles 3 photos 14 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Decide that you want it more than you fear it."

this is amazing. i can completely relate to this.

on Mar. 8 2010 at 10:06 pm
i love it and i completely understand it.

on Mar. 8 2010 at 8:52 pm
afosnight BRONZE, Mantua, Ohio
2 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who are alive.” -unknown

wow. this is really good. i like how it leaves room for interpretation. i dont really get it but i really like it at the same time.

on Mar. 8 2010 at 7:55 pm
jensport94 BRONZE, New York, New York
2 articles 0 photos 2 comments
wow ! i really get what your saying. i think its an amazing poem. you really have a talent

on Mar. 8 2010 at 6:24 pm
Godisgreat<3 BRONZE, Noblesville, Indiana
4 articles 1 photo 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Forever and ever babe"

This sounds great!! I like the cofusion and the mystery about it. It makes you feel a real emotion as you read the poem.

on Mar. 8 2010 at 4:18 pm
justbreathe.... BRONZE, N/a, South Carolina
4 articles 0 photos 82 comments

Favorite Quote:
No matter how bad things get, there is always something that you don\'t know about just yet.

I don't really get it either. But maybe that's a part of the mystery. It's great work!

adam17 said...
on Mar. 8 2010 at 11:48 am
adam17, Parkesburg, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:

i dont get it

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