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Just Like You MAG

October 20, 2009
By doyoulove SILVER, Laingsburg, Michigan
doyoulove SILVER, Laingsburg, Michigan
9 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Book are a uniquely portable magic." -Stephen King

Today, I made a boy out of pillows and old clothes to look like you.
I told him that I liked his eyes, that they were a spectacular shade of blue. He did not ­compliment me back.
I read him my poetry. He did not offer me a ­critique or wild exclamations of how much he loved my writing. Instead, he stayed quiet.
I walked with him in the woods behind my house. He did not try to hold my hand.
I baked him a lovely chocolate cake – your ­favorite. He did not flatter my delicious ­baking skills.
And when he grew tired I set him down next to me on the bed. He did not caress me, he did not kiss me, he did not whisper sweet nothings in my ear, and he did not tell me that he loved or needed me.
Yes, I made a boy out of pillows today. He doesn't just look like you; he acts like you, too.

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Chanchie GOLD said...
on May. 14 2011 at 2:37 am
Chanchie GOLD, Trivandrum, Other
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Favorite Quote:
A writer who writes without zest, without gusto, without fun, without love is only half a writer.
-Ray Bradbury

A very thoughful article. I showed this one to my friend and she has asked me to tell you that she loves it, as do I :)

on Apr. 11 2011 at 7:34 pm
Smartie4Life BRONZE, Scottsdale, Arizona
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This is amazing. I was not expecting the ending but that's just what made it better!

Pickles-29 said...
on Apr. 11 2011 at 5:14 pm
Pickles-29, Boise, Idaho
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This was so sad but beautiful at the same time. Keep up the good work.

on Apr. 1 2011 at 6:55 pm
sweetpill SILVER, Hatch, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
Life is like a box of chocolates, never know watcha gonna get.

-Forest Gump

Oh my gosh this is so sad....but I like it alot though :"(

on Mar. 27 2011 at 11:07 am
FeelTheRomance18, Tucson, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged cupid painted blind. -Lysander, A Midsummer Night's Dream

cute. sad.

on Mar. 20 2011 at 3:46 pm
BriannaM. SILVER, Keller, Texas
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Awww! that is soooooo sadddddd! :'( but i liked it!

on Mar. 20 2011 at 3:41 pm
LoveMeIfYouDare BRONZE, Lafayette, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
"I have many injuries. It is better not to talk about them." ~ Natalia Ma

RELATABLE doesn't even cover half of it.UNBELIEVEABLY REALISTIC AND TRUE is more like it.


If you ever stop writing I will be angry. :) 

on Mar. 17 2011 at 5:46 pm
JelloAngel92 PLATINUM, Dundalk, Other
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Favorite Quote:
You've got to have ink in the pen!

sooooo relatable. 


on Mar. 15 2011 at 10:29 pm
StayClassy1 SILVER, Stockton, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Buy me food so i know it's real"

wow, very sad but amazingly good! :)

on Mar. 7 2011 at 11:39 am
SeeAndBelieve SILVER, Stratford, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Save me from myself
I can't relate
We're mouth to mouth
And still I suffocate
There's nothing left
Inside of me to break
Save me from myself
Save me from myself
There's nothing left inside me
There's nothing left

I cry each time I read this,because I understand how you feel.........

on Feb. 13 2011 at 9:52 pm
love the ending

on Feb. 13 2011 at 12:53 pm
yasmina.tabbal GOLD, Beirut, Other
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Favorite Quote:
You can get arrested for wearing those colors - Zach, A Chorus Line

Impressive and original.... Like honestly.

happi45 said...
on Jan. 28 2011 at 7:04 pm
happi45, Goshen, Arkansas
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Favorite Quote:
"hello world and all that inhabits it"
- sponge bob squarepants

that was amazing well thought and simple when i read the ending i went wow

on Jan. 28 2011 at 7:00 pm
Vindictive_Love BRONZE, Abq, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
Michael Jordan

Whatever you do in life, will be insignificant, but it's very important that you do it.
Mahatma Ghandi

Oh wow i haven't read anything like this. So simple, but so deep! Loved it! keep up the amazing skills hun!

Lillie GOLD said...
on Jan. 28 2011 at 3:06 pm
Lillie GOLD, Omaha, Nebraska
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Favorite Quote:
"My gelding was sold to me as a gentlemen. He is. Whenever we go over a fence, he insists on ladies first."

Aw that was good, but sad.  I liked the simplicity of it though. 

haha4579 GOLD said...
on Jan. 16 2011 at 8:18 pm
haha4579 GOLD, Westfield, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"It's a car, that runs on water!" - Hyde

Simple though AMAZING!!!!

on Jan. 16 2011 at 7:52 pm
emmernemmer PLATINUM, Stockton, California
25 articles 0 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
"the pen is mightier than the sword"


MontyMayhem said...
on Jan. 13 2011 at 11:07 pm
MontyMayhem, Union City, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"I don't see the point in exercising. I get enough by pushing my luck, flying off the handle, and jumping to conclusions."

Wow. I have to agree with myriamjonasbieber, but that ending was just wow!

on Jan. 3 2011 at 6:10 pm
claudiathewho SILVER, West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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Wow, this is wonderful. At the end I smiled because I knew how you felt. I'm sure a lot of other girls feel this way too.

Cailon. BRONZE said...
on Dec. 22 2010 at 1:00 pm
Cailon. BRONZE, Manistee, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Its your life, live it to the fullest."

this is a great writing.I can relate to it very much! loved it!