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Broken Pieces

January 31, 2009
By onemanband101 PLATINUM, Hackettstown, New Jersey
onemanband101 PLATINUM, Hackettstown, New Jersey
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There's too much.

Or maybe there's not enough. There's too much damage that has been done to me. There's not enough left that you kept in one piece. Too many pieces to try to fit together. Too many memories that haunt me.

Thanks to you.

Now I have to try to put myself back together. I have to forget about what has happened, like it was all nothing. But it wasn't nothing. It's something. Something that broke me, like a jockey breaks a horse.

I'd rather remember.

Pick up the pieces and replay them again and again. I'd show myself how weak I was. How spineless I've become. Then maybe next time I'll do something. I'll learn from my mistake.

The mistake of letting you hurt me.

Does my pain make you happy? Does my suffering cause you joy? I hope it does. Then at least my pain can be useful to someone. My misery isn't completely pointless. My life had now affected someone's life positively.

But now I've learned.

So maybe you did help me. I learned how worthless I am, how insignificant I am to this world. If my only purpose is for my grief to please others I am really nothing. And you helped me learn that.

I am broken.

But I deserve it. So no one try to help me put back the pieces. I want them to me a message that I'll always remember.

I am nothing.

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on May. 7 2015 at 5:48 pm
aberdia17 SILVER, Potomac, Maryland
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"You take what you can get"

Great piece! please read my submission (there we were)

RMicchelle said...
on Jun. 4 2012 at 7:58 am
RMicchelle, Corry, Pennsylvania
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"When life gives you lemons it better give you sugar too or your lemonade is going to suck."

I love this peice, although I think it would fit better in the Poetry section.

on Jan. 27 2012 at 9:10 am
MarissaWhitecloud SILVER, Oskaloosa, Iowa
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I love how it's fiction but sounds so real and actually happens.

on Nov. 17 2011 at 1:27 pm
DarkenAngel94 SILVER, Teachey, North Carolina
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"What?!?!Dude really??"
"Don't walk in front of me, for i may not follow,
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But walk beside me and just be my friend."
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i feel this way too i am broken nothis useless but AWESOME writing

on Aug. 5 2011 at 1:11 pm
SocialPariah GOLD, Laurel, Maryland
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I can completely relate to this!  It's like you knew exactly what I'd b een through...creepy hehehe  great write though

on Jun. 7 2011 at 8:53 pm
Kwigggggg BRONZE, Newmarket, Other
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The ending is so believable, I really like that you ended it that way, very unexpected. 

on May. 1 2011 at 5:03 pm
RainWashed PLATINUM, Park City, Utah
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I loved this article. It's so true, when your hurt it completely destroys you. It's hard to forget what they did to you. But letting go is the most benefical thing ever. Just let it all go. Good Job!!

on Jan. 13 2011 at 2:51 pm
BeTwEenDrEaMiNGaNdCoMiNGTrUE PLATINUM, Howell, Michigan
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“If I speak in the tongues of angels, but have not love, I'm only a resounding noise , If I have the gift of knowledge, And if my faith moves mountains high, But have not love I am nothing… Though I know the One, Who holds the stars in the heavens, In the palm of His hand, If I give all I possess , To the poor and the helpless, I'll still gain nothing, Without love… Love's patient, True love is always kind, Love does not envy, Never brags, it's never proud, Slow to wrath, it keeps no records of wrongs against friends, Love forgives… It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” (1 Corinthians 13:1-5,7)
“If the world hates you, remember that it hated Me first. If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you.” John 15:18-19
"The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these the spirit blooms..." ~ George Santayana

I really liked this, but one thing i want to say is i hope you don't really feel worthless, and that you're nothing... and if you do, just remember someone cares... and if you don't think anyone does... some random stranger feels for you bc i have gone thru some crazy stuff myself.

on Dec. 22 2010 at 1:31 pm
AmandaPanda123 SILVER, Brookville, Pennsylvania
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I felt that twist too...That was great!

on Nov. 6 2010 at 11:33 am
IWriteToFeel SILVER, Youshouldntknow, Ohio
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This is quite interesting. It seems like there is hope to recover and grow stronger out of all of the misey and neglect, but then everything goes down hill and you feel worthless. I like the twist, very good :D

on Oct. 17 2010 at 12:33 pm
Dragonscribe BRONZE, West Lafayette, Indiana
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Um, that was really depressing, and I didn't really get it. I feel like you didn't mean for people to, though. Yeah, I didn't like it, but it was good writing.

on Aug. 16 2010 at 1:11 pm
kielymarie SILVER, Sandy Hook, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
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This is incredible. You're an amazing writer. Keep it up!

on Jul. 15 2010 at 11:39 am
addicted1997 BRONZE, Brooklyn, New York
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your work is amazing, real, and worth so much! Keep writing you are amazing

on Feb. 25 2010 at 3:39 pm
ClockworkLightbulb SILVER, Nottingham, Other
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I feel exactly like this. ;[ Blergh its horrible. This is amazing though. {:

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on Nov. 27 2009 at 5:48 pm
brittannieee, Crestline, California
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This is really good. Good job(:

Ali.B GOLD said...
on Nov. 19 2009 at 7:02 pm
Ali.B GOLD, Lexington, North Carolina
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How did you come up with this! It is amazing! I would love your help some time!