A Cry in the Dark MAG

September 17, 2013
By SwanSong SILVER, Millville, New Jersey
SwanSong SILVER, Millville, New Jersey
9 articles 0 photos 54 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away."

If I were to be
perfectly honest with myself,
I loved the way my stomach
cried out to me in the darkness
last night.
Finally, my body understands
what it is like to ask
and not receive
as it has done to me
all the times I've asked it
to look different.

The author's comments:
A piece I wrote to help me better understand eating disorders while I was helping my friend recover from one.

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on Jan. 4 2014 at 12:49 am
BandGeekAndProud PLATINUM, Burlington, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."
Albert Einstein

The separation of mind and body is perfect. Congratulations on being published!

Alycia. BRONZE said...
on Jan. 3 2014 at 12:07 pm
Alycia. BRONZE, Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania
4 articles 8 photos 42 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Our lives are not our own. We are bound to others, past and present, and by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future.” -- David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

I love the emotion and feeling of emptiness throughout the poem!! Great job!

on Jan. 2 2014 at 7:11 pm
ImAKeeper SILVER, Missouri City, Texas
6 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am the master of my fate. I am the captain of my soul."- William Ernest Henley

It's exceptional the way that you can convey so much emotion in such small text. This is definitely applicable to lots of people and I think that it is a very accurate comparison. I loved it! No criticism. Please keep writing and I'll keep reading. (:

on Nov. 20 2013 at 1:41 pm
FallenAngel96 SILVER, Tallahassee, Florida
6 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
I cared too much....
You didn't care enough...

this was amazing

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