Memories MAG

December 17, 2008
By AmbRawr BRONZE, Allentown, Pennsylvania
AmbRawr BRONZE, Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
We choose the love we think we deserve ~The Perks


And I remember she wouldn’t wake up.
Her lips were mushed together in a
Horrible shade of red
They buried my mother in a white dress
And red lips.
And she couldn’t see.
Where are your glasses, Mommy?
And still at sixteen I bring them to my face
And peer through the distorted murky lenses
To see what she saw
Maybe one day …
And I remember it hitting me
Like it does every day
When I hear them all talk and complain about their
“Horrible” mothers
What’s it like to have a mother
I’d give anything to know,
Or at least for them to know how lucky they are.
They know.
And I remember she wouldn’t sit up
And I dreamed of a stuffing machine because
Someone whispered by my ear she was
Cut in half and stuffed
And it made no sense
And still at sixteen I wonder
What happened to my mother?
And I remember her faintly
She doesn’t even smile in my dreams anymore
And I wonder if she’ll ever be proud of me
If she’d ever approve of me
And who I’ve become
The things I’ve seen
The things I’ve done
And I remember her singing
Though I can’t hear her voice
The only happy Christmas I hold on to
Every year
Maybe one day it’ll come back
I used to think
Maybe one day she’d come back
And still at sixteen I hope
Maybe one day she’ll come back …
And I remember she wouldn’t wake up
Not even to say good-bye.



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on Apr. 24 2013 at 12:56 pm
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on Apr. 23 2013 at 12:28 pm
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on Apr. 11 2013 at 12:20 pm
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Great, But sad

on Mar. 27 2013 at 10:06 pm
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“The only thing that I see that is distinctly different about me is I'm not afraid to die on a treadmill. I will not be out-worked, period. You might have more talent than me, you might be smarter than me, you might be sexier than me, you might be all of those things you got it on me in nine categories. But if we get on the treadmill together, there's two things: You're getting off first, or I'm going to die. It's really that simple, right?
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― Will Smith

This will have you tearing up! Well done!

on Mar. 20 2013 at 5:29 am
SaphiraBrightscales DIAMOND, Islamabad, Other
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Favorite Quote:
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou
When i was little/I used to point a chubby finger toward the dark sky/And ask my father/why some stars moved and others didn’t/He would laugh and explain that some were airplanes/I still wish on them today ~ Laugh-It-Out
The feathers of a crow are black/The ink of my pen is blacker/The pain of my heart is blackest~ Mckay
If love produced a blossom/I’d take it in my palm/What a blessing, the bright color!/How soothing, such a balm!/I’d keep a petal for my own/The rest, drop from my hands/For such a flower would multiply/And populate the lands~ thesilentraven
And I began to rival legends/Long entombed before my birth./But for all my much envied fame/The lust for more would not abate./The plaques and prizes with my name/Will, like all things, disintegrate. ~ TheEpic95 now known as Helena_Noel

That was heart-wrenching....

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on Mar. 15 2013 at 8:51 am
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"It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow up to be." -Michael Gambon

I really really loved this! It's so moving  and the imagery in it is incredible! Wonderful job :)

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and I'm Not Sure About The Universe"
Albert Einstein

Just Keep Writing And Never Give Up!! You Are Very Talented and Inspirational.. Good Job

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on Jan. 19 2013 at 2:26 am
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"Soon we must all choose between what is right and what is easy." - Dumbledore (Goblet of Fire)

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on Jan. 19 2013 at 2:26 am
Shahiro PLATINUM, Johnston, Iowa
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Favorite Quote:
"Soon we must all choose between what is right and what is easy." - Dumbledore (Goblet of Fire)

Wow this is very moving. A dear family member of mine died recently and I still keep imagining him waiting for me at his house asking to play cards....

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on Jan. 13 2013 at 3:52 pm
nmk1128 SILVER, Fort Myers, Florida
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"You don't write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say." - F. Scott Fitzgerald

This is a very good representation of the human condition. It shows how we as humans hold on even when there is no realistic possibility of our wishes coming true, we still hold on, and there's magic in that. Please check out my poems and writings (: 

on Dec. 31 2012 at 3:28 pm
sadesdd DIAMOND, Elma, Iowa
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This poem is very touching, and I very much enjoyed reading it. I could feel the raw emotion: frustration, sadness, confusion. Thank you for writing this beautiful flowing poem.

on Dec. 23 2012 at 10:24 pm
Hannah24 SILVER, Redmond, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
“Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.” – J.M. Barrie

this is so beautiful, it really flows well

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on Dec. 18 2012 at 5:32 pm
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on Dec. 18 2012 at 2:38 pm
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no boy is worth your tears and the one who is wont make you cry.

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on Nov. 8 2012 at 4:05 pm
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Very well written, but dark.... Good Job anyway :)

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This is a really insprational poem. I feel bad for you. I can really feel you through this poem. It was a good and intriguing to read. I was written really well.

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on Nov. 8 2012 at 3:30 pm
AddieB BRONZE, Ellisville, Missouri
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This is a good poem and really has feeling. I hope you keep writing more and get deeper.

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That is so sad, I'm so sorry.


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