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Dieing ABCs

August 3, 2012
By MountEverest GOLD, Fort Worth, Texas
MountEverest GOLD, Fort Worth, Texas
17 articles 2 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs
Than in the perfumed chambers of the great,
Under the canopies of costly state,
And lulled with sound of sweetest melody?" By William Shakespeare

A is for the allergies that haunted me.
B is for the bananas I swallowed.
C is for the calories I tracked.
D is for the score I earned on my test.
E is for the eating disorder I have.
F is for the fur that makes my nose itch and eyes watery.
G is for the Giant Oak I’ve visited since I was a baby.
H is for the highlights I’ve always wanted.
I is for the information my teacher must have when I enter a class.
J is for the Jesus that helped me through this all.
K is for the kiss I never felt upon my lips.
L is for the laughter I heard in the hallways.
M is for the monster inside of me.
N is for the never-ending treatments I went through.
O is for the opaque friends I had.
P is for the unexpected present I received.
Q is for the quantum of medicine I took that morning.
R is for the restless nights I’ve spent all my life.
S is for the sisters I have.
T is for the teachers that believed in me.
U is for the universe I haven’t yet seen.
V is for the vicious needle that poked me.
W is for the wheelchair I rode around in.
X is for the x-rays they took.
Y is for the yo-yo they gave me.
Z is the last letter I ever saw.

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