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Wishing for Amnesia This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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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.

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MoonlightMadam This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 30, 2010 at 7:15 pm:
I really liked this poem! It left lots of room to how you can interpret it, and it was really good. keep writing!
 
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~Wolf-Woman~ said...
Mar. 30, 2010 at 5:20 pm:
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?
 
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nealdesiree said...
Mar. 30, 2010 at 9:32 am:
Wow. i can definatly relate to how that little girl feels.
 
ZAVERY replied...
Mar. 30, 2010 at 3:34 pm :
Yeah same here. I love this poem!
 
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Alisha62293 said...
Mar. 30, 2010 at 8:22 am:
This was amazing. =D
 
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marielac This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 29, 2010 at 8:23 pm:
this is amazing. i can completely relate to this.
 
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dojorockergirl said...
Mar. 8, 2010 at 10:06 pm:
i love it and i completely understand it.
 
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manderz said...
Mar. 8, 2010 at 8:52 pm:
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.
 
Oh_ShelbY_XD replied...
Mar. 30, 2010 at 3:09 pm :
definitly ....
 
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jensport94 said...
Mar. 8, 2010 at 7:55 pm:
wow ! i really get what your saying. i think its an amazing poem. you really have a talent
 
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Godisgreat<3 said...
Mar. 8, 2010 at 6:24 pm:
This sounds great!! I like the cofusion and the mystery about it. It makes you feel a real emotion as you read the poem.
 
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adam17 said...
Mar. 8, 2010 at 11:48 am:
i dont get it
 
writergirl914 replied...
Mar. 8, 2010 at 4:18 pm :
I don't really get it either. But maybe that's a part of the mystery. It's great work!
 
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HaxoRReiGn said...
Mar. 8, 2010 at 9:04 am:
Interesting Very Interesting Nice job
 
Peace420 replied...
Mar. 8, 2010 at 9:26 am :
I like this dude!!!!!!
Keep up the good work
 
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Aislinnnnn:) said...
Mar. 8, 2010 at 9:03 am:
wow. thats really good. what were you thinking when you wrote that?
 
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AndThisIsReal This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 8, 2010 at 8:42 am:
This is interesting and touching at the same time. It leaves room for interpretation. :)
 
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in2deep said...
Mar. 8, 2010 at 12:10 am:
this got to me, you have a natural talent for poetry.
p.s comment on my poem too plz
 
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OneGodForever32 said...
Feb. 14, 2010 at 9:54 pm:
WOW! This is amazing.. it's short, but so moving at the same time! Great Job! Please check out my work and comment, I love the feedback :)
 
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Wallflower This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 14, 2010 at 9:32 pm:
wow i really loved this!
so much mystery and i love the incidents line it's amazing and so relateable!! if that's a word keep up the great work!
 
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