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Headlines of a Ten-Year-Old Gone Missing MAG

November 16, 2012
By Kathrn BRONZE, Gilford, New Hampshire
Kathrn BRONZE, Gilford, New Hampshire
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Friday
Missing her,
a smiley, freckled girl
with blonde hair, and her dad's eyes
doesn't make it to school.

Saturday
Missing her,
the town comes together
scouring hillsides
searching fields.

Sunday
Missing her,
we pray;
for her and
her family.

Monday
Missing her
light, her laughter,
her goofiness;
she's eerily absent.

Tuesday
Missing her,
they find only bread crumbs,
clues of a child's life:
a lonely back pack, a lost lunch box.

Wednesday
Missing her,
fleeting faith smothers
fragments of hope.
No progress, leads gone dry.

Thursday
Missing her,
for almost a week.
Time is torturous,
ominous, and dark.

Friday
A smiley, freckled girl
with blonde hair, and her dad's eyes
still doesn't make it to school.
missing her.



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on Dec. 5 2012 at 8:41 am
it really did happen its about casey anthony

on Dec. 1 2012 at 4:20 pm
aquinasgentrified BRONZE, Clearwater, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"Do or do not. There is no try." --Yoda

Really powerful.  Kind of laconic, which made it a lot more moving.  Might want to change up some punctuation, more colons and periods, to kind of heighten the really cool staccato thing you've got going on

Dynamo said...
on Nov. 29 2012 at 6:07 pm
I am twelve and love to write. I learned about this website in school just this morning and instantly I wanted to share my stories and ideas. I am finally in a community where I can relate to people! The ones who are not afraid to contemplate life and share their ideas. The ones who have a passion for learning and take value and meaning out of raw experiences. I am privileged to be part of this website.

Dynamo said...
on Nov. 29 2012 at 6:01 pm
I am twelve and love to write. I am new to this website, but I want to share my stories and ideas. I am FINIALLY in a community where I can relate to people!

PiperBloo GOLD said...
on Nov. 28 2012 at 4:51 pm
PiperBloo GOLD, Long Island, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"there are 2 types of writer's: one that makes you think and one that makes you wonder"Brian Aldiss
"Some things i cannot change but til i try i'll never know" Wicked the musical

i felt exactly the same. Thought she was gonna come back :(

Vallerie13 said...
on Nov. 28 2012 at 2:06 pm
I like this poem this is good. The writer wrote it well I felt I knew who this girl is.

J1029 SILVER said...
on Nov. 26 2012 at 8:47 pm
J1029 SILVER, Tampa, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Sing like no one is listening,
Dance like no one is watching,
Love like you've never been hurt and
Live like it's heaven on earth.

- Mark Twain

I really loved this! The poem was really good and I liked the ending change. It made me hopeful, but it was just a rewording :)

on Nov. 25 2012 at 7:08 pm
KristinHopkins8 SILVER, Aspen, Colorado
7 articles 0 photos 83 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If a writer falls in love with you, you can never die"

was this about the girl in colorado? i also like how you split up the stanzas, very creative.

on Nov. 23 2012 at 6:28 pm
PandaBearLouise16 BRONZE, Lyndonville, Vermont
4 articles 5 photos 69 comments

Favorite Quote:
LOUD NOISES!
I love lamp.....
IM KICKIN MY @$$ DOYA MIND???????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

IS.....................Is this....true? :"(

on Nov. 21 2012 at 10:44 pm
theatregirl PLATINUM, Lathrup Village, Michigan
30 articles 12 photos 212 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To thine own self be true," -from Hamlet, a play by Shakespeare.
"I have sworn on the altar of god eternal hostility against all forms of tyranny over the mind of man." - Thomas Jefferson

it a good poem. the best part about is it a put a face on the missing children of american. 800,000 kids go missing each year, but only a hand few make "news". Often time, people think of those kids as statics, not real children who have a parent want them back.this poem show that and I appluad for using your talent not to write poem yelling about how unafriad world is but by addressing the issue head on  

on Nov. 20 2012 at 5:29 pm
KiraVogt2896 SILVER, La Canada Flintridge, California
9 articles 0 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
'Our love is like the wind... I can’t see it, but I sure can feel it.' By Landon, A Walk To Remember. Movie and book.

I really like this! Made me sad! But amazing! :)


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