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Lament MAG

November 8, 2008
By Diana Park BRONZE, Closter, New Jersey
Diana Park BRONZE, Closter, New Jersey
2 articles 1 photo 0 comments

Oh, dear
The grief I feel
Fate is cruel
I would do just about anything to turn
back time
The long hours I endured, painstakingly
calculating the order of each word
And inspecting countless synonyms for the right connotation
Flipping through old, musty-smelling library books that cause throat congestion
Reviewing search engines that bring up
endless listings from the vast internet world
And struggling to select the suitable type of citations for each source
Oh dear, Computer, you have failed me
I can no longer salvage my precious
If had known
Had I only known
I would do anything for that one second
To press the CTRL and S buttons

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This article has 9 comments.

on Oct. 20 2011 at 11:30 am
deleteddeletedFoff, Columbus, Ohio
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i feel you, i'm technologically impaired as well:). bravo

on Jun. 24 2011 at 1:52 pm
emanmkhan SILVER, Austin, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
\"People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.\" Maya Angelou

Oh my goodness. You took something simple and made it to art!

on Jun. 2 2011 at 11:28 am
TrixyDev BRONZE, Washington DC, District Of Columbia
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Favorite Quote:
There we were. All alone. Floating in space. And we realized life is just a dream, and heaven is whats real.
- me
Many more tho

I had the exact same thing happen to me. and i was almost finished with it too. so sad... i never went back to writing that novel

on May. 2 2011 at 11:03 am
June_Survive SILVER, Kirbyville, Texas
5 articles 0 photos 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.” -Jamie Paolinetti

"In the end, everything will be okay. If everything is not okay, it's not the end."

kinda corny haha, but nice :p

gleek1234 GOLD said...
on Jan. 29 2011 at 6:36 pm
gleek1234 GOLD, Burlington, Vermont
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Favorite Quote:
You did let me go you left me broken and heartless, crying out for help, with no one to answer my calls-Shilpa Pierpont-Hale ( poem) Love hurts

nice job loved it awsome m=hi hi h

jujums1 GOLD said...
on Dec. 6 2010 at 9:28 pm
jujums1 GOLD, New York, New York
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Funny and very true. I like it a lot!

sobel95 SILVER said...
on Apr. 4 2010 at 4:58 pm
sobel95 SILVER, Imperial Beach, California
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haha happens to the best of us! but great work keep it up!

on Aug. 9 2009 at 8:48 pm
Inkspired PLATINUM, Whitby, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"If one will scoff at the study of language, how, save in terms of language, will one scoff?" - Mario Pei
"I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die." Isaac Asimov

I love this poem, it's hilarious and true! well written!

on Aug. 9 2009 at 4:05 pm
Pink_Butterfly, FC, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf."
- Albert Schweitzer.

very well written. keep it up.