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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.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.





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tbbf09 said...
Apr. 14, 2009 at 12:59 pm:
this is really good ND RELATES To ME IN MY OWN WAY....iloved it aND COMPLETELY undertood.
 
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explicit1 said...
Apr. 14, 2009 at 12:28 pm:
it was a good frame of a poem but i would have liked a little more substance! but other than that it was good ;)
 
ConstanceScott replied...
Dec. 10, 2009 at 12:32 pm :
I am not sure how to eact because I am so confused by it.
 
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Gemma M. said...
Apr. 6, 2009 at 4:08 pm:
More like a story - I love it :) - reading it with not a way of knowing if what your thinking about the poem is true...something to think about.
 
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angeleyes1995 said...
Apr. 5, 2009 at 5:25 am:
This was good but plese tell me what u r talking about
~ angeleyes
 
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Devin103 said...
Mar. 31, 2009 at 10:08 pm:
This is an very awsome poem i love it keep up the good work
 
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amanda said...
Mar. 23, 2009 at 10:03 pm:
WoW. loved it =)
 
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KittKat1119 said...
Mar. 17, 2009 at 12:41 pm:
This is amazing omg i love it i love the way u put ur words itz great good work
 
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Brittany A. said...
Mar. 1, 2009 at 7:00 am:
that is a very good poem .... i really like it and congadulations on getting it published :)
 
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SaveThEmpty said...
Feb. 18, 2009 at 1:58 am:
looovve it!
 
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WriterGurl09 said...
Feb. 16, 2009 at 7:42 pm:
THIS IS A GREAT POEM BUT I DO NOT GET IT.. I FOUND IT HARD TO UNDERSTAND IT. I READ IT OVER 6 TIMES AND I STILL HAVE NO IDEA. YOU MAY THINK IM STUPID BUT I JUST CAN'T UNDRSTAND IT PLEASE READ MY POETRY AND SEE IF YOU CAN UNDERSTAND
 
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Grandtorino said...
Feb. 17, 2009 at 12:10 am:
I don't know why some people don't understand this poem.. but i guess not everyone can understand everything they read... but this was really could i completely understood what you were saying... beautifully written :)
 
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X0RACHAELX014 said...
Jan. 14, 2009 at 1:28 pm:
greattttt :)
 
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madberry said...
Dec. 15, 2008 at 3:15 pm:
I really appreciate this poem. It expresses exactly the way I felt as a young child.
 
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Redemption65 said...
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.
 
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laptopbible said...
Dec. 9, 2008 at 1:52 pm:
its so sad i think i teared up there
 
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crich897 said...
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.
 
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ItsBwagz said...
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 :]
 
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forever forgotten said...
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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