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March 2, 2012
By Autumn. BRONZE, Lakeville, Massachusetts
Autumn. BRONZE, Lakeville, Massachusetts
3 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life is a painting and you're the artist, so paint me jealous paint me rage for God's sake paint me anything just paint, your brush awaits."
"Allons-y!" - The Doctor
"Bow ties are cool" - The Doctor
"Dragon by default, cow by coincidence"

The fire flares and the paper falls towards the flames,
The words slowly burn erasing all the blame.
No one can change the damage that has been done here.
No one can change the fear.
“Today is a new day” I tell myself
But does it matter when I cannot put the memories away on a shelf?
What am I to do with the pain of the past?
Will it always be like this; will it always last?

The author's comments:
This is a piece inspired by bullying. The victim may choose to forgive but they will never forget those things which were done to them. It is not always forgive and forget.

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on Aug. 1 2012 at 11:53 am
TheHangingGirl BRONZE, Winter Haven, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"Poets utter great and wise things that they themselves can not comprehend."

This sounds like me! So relatable! I love the description and the rhyming :).

on Jun. 13 2012 at 6:54 pm
Tongue_Blep PLATINUM, ????, Ohio
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I really like this! Very lovely!:D I hate bullying, and I feel like I should do more to stop it. Maybe I will in the near future! 


~Free :)(:

on Mar. 14 2012 at 9:48 pm
SpringAhead GOLD, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
12 articles 0 photos 99 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't call me crazy, it drives me nuts!"


Totally love the poem and the message behind it because I can relate to it on so many levels :) Keep on writing!

on Mar. 14 2012 at 5:52 am
NamesKill. BRONZE, Plymouth, Other
2 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
One of my favourites is......

'Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.'
- Dr. Seuss

Hey!.. This is really good, I appreciate the statement you're making also :)