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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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Simply_Sara said...
on Jun. 23 2010 at 3:21 pm
Simply_Sara, Lake Mary, Florida
0 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
The happiest people don't have the best of everything just make the best of everything. ♥

Oh I just LOVED this! One of my favorites ^_^

Check some of my work out : )

on Jun. 23 2010 at 1:24 pm
ashkash95 SILVER, New Hyde Park, New York
9 articles 0 photos 99 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love never fails." 1 Corinthians 13:8

love love love! so powerful :)

on Jun. 19 2010 at 11:53 pm
madilyne BRONZE, Lancaster, Wisconsin
2 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
being diffrent is one of the best things i have ever done with my life

this was so sad, it mad me cry, and the more times i read it, the more i cryed, i had no idea somthing so forward could be filled with so much...

on Jun. 9 2010 at 9:52 pm
Savvy_ PLATINUM, Houston, Texas
21 articles 11 photos 43 comments

Favorite Quote:
Call up the locksmith,
Tell him we need him quick,
We've got a million keys,
None of them seem to fit.

This was great! 5 stars<3

on Jun. 8 2010 at 11:59 pm
sidneynicole BRONZE, McKinney, Texas
4 articles 0 photos 48 comments

Favorite Quote:
"When life knock you down to your knees, just know you are in a perfect postition to pray."

yeah it was

on Jun. 8 2010 at 11:58 pm
sidneynicole BRONZE, McKinney, Texas
4 articles 0 photos 48 comments

Favorite Quote:
"When life knock you down to your knees, just know you are in a perfect postition to pray."

this was really good keep writting

dancer13 GOLD said...
on Jun. 8 2010 at 6:32 pm
dancer13 GOLD, Troy, Michigan
19 articles 0 photos 98 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them." ~Jane Austen

i loved this!! i have a poem i'd like you to take a peek at, if you could. it's called "Do You Remember?" (:

on Jun. 7 2010 at 9:06 am
CanYouSeeTheCrazy PLATINUM, Cle Elum, Washington
21 articles 0 photos 125 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I know why everyone in this world is so desperate to find love."
"Oh yeah? Why then?"
"Because, it's the closest thing we have to magic."

very to the point but masked at the same time, i like it a lot. great job, keep it up.

on Jun. 5 2010 at 2:46 pm
CoffeeShopChick BRONZE, Rawr, New Jersey
1 article 0 photos 9 comments
I LOved this. It was soo cute and so honest. You have gift. I hope you write more like this :)

on Jun. 5 2010 at 2:35 pm
xxxVanessaxxx SILVER, Alexander, Arkansas
9 articles 0 photos 66 comments

Favorite Quote:
"i CaNt Be AwAy fRoM hEr BeLlA, iT hUrTs ToO mUcH." (Jacob from the breaking dawn book)

wow, you have talent. i like it. totally worth reading.


on Jun. 5 2010 at 3:46 am
whyshouldIlove SILVER, Algiers, Other
6 articles 4 photos 56 comments

Favorite Quote:
Three can keep a secret if two of them are dead. Benjamin Franklin

At the beggining I thaught that the girl was a total freak , but the end is just AMAZING!

MoonGem BRONZE said...
on Jun. 5 2010 at 12:37 am
MoonGem BRONZE, UB, Other
3 articles 0 photos 25 comments

Favorite Quote:
Live for God, Laugh for God, Love for God. Soli deo Gloria.

This is great...describing how you imagined a pillow to be a guy. It shows a lot of creativity-and humor as well. I'm sure nobody could say they didn't enjoy this article-except perhaps for the guy you wrote about. Things like this are going on in my life as well...I'm glad someone else knows how I feel.

Kaity_Bear said...
on Jun. 4 2010 at 9:37 pm
I agree the ending was awesome :) 

on Jun. 4 2010 at 7:36 pm
i_am_nobody SILVER, Belgrade, Montana
7 articles 0 photos 85 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be yourself, don't take anyone's sh*t, and never let them take you alive." -Gerard Way

 I like the ending too.

_Mags_ SILVER said...
on Jun. 3 2010 at 6:51 pm
_Mags_ SILVER, Somewhere, North Carolina
9 articles 7 photos 436 comments

Favorite Quote:
- I stare danger in the face and giggle
- Never argue with an idiot, people might not know the difference
-R.A.P (Retards Attempting Poetry)
-Tip Cologne ryhmes with alone

Haha, love the ending.

on Jun. 3 2010 at 2:03 pm
LiddoMonsterx3 BRONZE, NY, New York
3 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything you gave me."

-i love iht ! ;D

on Jun. 3 2010 at 8:17 am
Katie_82 BRONZE, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
1 article 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
"Never regret nything, because at one point in time, it was exactly what you wanted."

this was so creative i love it!

on Jun. 3 2010 at 12:05 am
coco_babe BRONZE, Dapto, Other
2 articles 0 photos 8 comments
WOW this was amazing. I loved it so much!!!

on Jun. 2 2010 at 11:45 pm
livelovelaugh353 SILVER, San Carlos, California
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This was really just amazing! I love how you took an idea/thought that probably every girl will think at one point and put it into a really creative and original super short story. Keep writing!

on Jun. 2 2010 at 8:07 pm
SimplyRachel PLATINUM, Charlotte, North Carolina
48 articles 6 photos 40 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift, that's why we call it the present."
"Things change, friends leave, and life doesn't stop for anybody."
~Stepgen Chbosky

It's nice to hear someone say the same thing i want to, but don't.