in loving memory, leah elizabeth MAG

November 13, 2008
By katie laba, Massena, NY

I remember
When we would play
King of the mountain
On your freshly made bed
Mommy would be mad at us
But we wouldn’t care

I remember
How I would let you win
Just to see you shine
When you would say
“I beat my big sis!”

I remember
How your brown hair
Bounced when you would
Run up and hug me
Your big blue eyes
Widened in excitement

But now your image is just
A picture in a frame
And all I can do now
Is remember.



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on Dec. 20 2012 at 5:09 pm
WingedSilhouette13 BRONZE, Pennsauken, New Jersey
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"No matter what happens in life, be good to people, being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind."- Taylor Swift
"No matter how bad things are, you can always make things worse."- Randy Pausch

Speechless...... So good. I love the way you made it both sad and beautiful at the same time.

on Apr. 4 2012 at 7:15 pm
StarryRoss GOLD, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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"Writing is the socially acceptable form of schizophrenia." -E.L. Doctorow

i love that image of being shut in a frame

on Apr. 4 2012 at 7:35 am
MarieAntoinette2014 DIAMOND, Scottsburg, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
Isn't it ironic? We ignore the ones who adore us, adore the ones who ignore us, love the ones who hurt us, and hurt the ones that love us.

I'm so sorry. I lost my older cousin, and he was like my brother. It's not the sam thing, but it still sucks.

on Dec. 2 2011 at 11:17 am
Countrylife4 GOLD, Maine
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Favorite Quote:
"Someday soon we're gonna catch that dream we've been chasing"
"Seven days without a horse makes one weak."
"The worst part of riding is when you dismount."

Insult my clothes, I say, “Okay, thanks for the compliment.”
Insult the way I look, I say, “Thanks for notifying me.”
Mock me and say riding isn’t a sport, and I’ll say,”You say that ’cause you can’t ride.” But before you make fun of my horse, make sure you have “911″ on your speed dial.

That was sad ;( so sorry about your sister. That was wonderful and touching!

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on Nov. 8 2011 at 3:00 pm
SydneyV BRONZE, Henry, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
Love is not what you do but who you are.

 so sorry about your sister, i lost mine to except she was 3 years older then i am... but she was still a sister.... Great JOb on the poem... Keep writing <3

on Jul. 23 2011 at 1:05 pm
devikaarora GOLD, New Delhi, Hawaii
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Favorite Quote:
Dont tell me sky is the limit when there are footsteps on the moon !

Awww... :(
Touching ..

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on May. 9 2011 at 12:03 pm
Duane BRONZE, Wathena, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
What comes around goes around

Great poem takes me back to the days of my best friend getting shot keep writing and don't give up 

on Mar. 14 2011 at 8:58 pm
Ms.Understood, Laramie, Wyoming
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Sad...just leaves me in awe. This was a wonderful poem!

on Feb. 14 2011 at 8:46 pm
Alexis Oltendorf BRONZE, Sharon, Wisconsin
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Oh Woww.. this is amazing! but so sad... Keep Writing!

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on Jan. 29 2011 at 4:57 pm
gleek1234 GOLD, Burlington, Vermont
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You did let me go you left me broken and heartless, crying out for help, with no one to answer my calls-Shilpa Pierpont-Hale ( poem) Love hurts

that is so true. this poem is amazing and it is beautiful 

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on Jan. 29 2011 at 4:53 pm
gleek1234 GOLD, Burlington, Vermont
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Favorite Quote:
You did let me go you left me broken and heartless, crying out for help, with no one to answer my calls-Shilpa Pierpont-Hale ( poem) Love hurts

oh my goshness this is a great poem and it is so sad. did Leah Elisabeth die? i loved the end verse it was truly beautiful. Katie you have talent. keep using it .  great job keep up the good work girl.

on Jan. 7 2011 at 10:57 pm
Jessie-Mo SILVER, Mo. City, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."

This poem is great. It is full of raw emotion, and i love that. You have a great talent. You obviously can go deep into the depths of your heart, pull out your emotions, and write it on paper. It has a great message, and is worthy of being published and more. Please, continue to write.

on Oct. 10 2010 at 5:59 pm
kmarie14 PLATINUM, Hyrum, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Life is either an adventure...or nothing" -Helen Keller

U have amazing talent, this poem really brings your memories alive, its got a beautiful strong message and a sad powerful ending. Good job! i would love to hear ur opinion on my work! thanks for posting!

on Aug. 28 2010 at 10:04 pm
Marlyre PLATINUM, Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"when you cry, do you waste your tears?" Madonna

it's amazing what life throws at us, great snapshot of your life... read some of mine?

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on Jun. 15 2010 at 3:14 pm
Wow this poem caught me by surprise i wasn't expecting the ending. I really like this poem you put so much emotion into it using so few words. You have a great talent

on Jun. 11 2010 at 5:13 pm
hayhay14 BRONZE, Mcrae, Arkansas
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live life to the foolist

i really injoyed tjhis i can relate to this my baby bro was 2 wen he died and i was 6

on May. 28 2010 at 11:09 am
JasminePinto BRONZE, Anywhere, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
we make a living by what we get but make a life by what we give- Winston Churchhill

Don't quit while the night is darkest for its just a while till dawn- Jill Wolf

this made me cry in class when i read it, so amazingly great keep on writing so great!!!!!!!!!!

on May. 10 2010 at 4:24 pm
Egyptiangirl13 GOLD, Kansas City, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
\"either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. -Benjamin Franklin

\"If columbus would have turned back, no one would have blamed him. No one would have remembered him either.\"

\"If music be the food of love, play on.\"

wow that is so touching.  A tear just went down my face! Great way to end it-i love the last stanza

on Apr. 12 2010 at 5:08 pm
ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
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"Some things will never change"---Tupac

Emotions are exuding from this page. I love this. It's sad, but I can feel it. Keep writing.

And please check out my work. Ratings are GREATLY appreciated. Thanks!

 


on Mar. 27 2010 at 3:17 pm
falling-rain GOLD, Layton, Utah
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Getr done!
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i really enjoyed this peice and could relate do this. my father died 4 days after my 6th b day, i've written some peices for him but there not published on here. great job keep it up!




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