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By the Tree

December 27, 2015
By Maculate_Dream DIAMOND, Riverside, California
Maculate_Dream DIAMOND, Riverside, California
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Favorite Quote:
I have not failed, I just found 10,000 ways to not succeed.

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.

I remember when I was young,
My mother always had one rule,
I will always wait by the tree
To get picked up after school.

And everyday, I stayed there,
Just waited there for my mommy.
Sometimes she came minutes later
But that never really scared me.

But one day, as I waited for mom,
To pick me up just the same,
I waited there longer than usual,
Yet mom never came.

And I waited and waited,
Just me, by myself, alone.
I waited for my mom to come,
I waited to go home.

But mom never came,
Mother had to go.
When will I see her again,
That I don't know.

But it's been 10 years now
I never saw my mom again.
It's been 10 lonely sad years,
The saddest they ever been.

The author's comments:

This is a true story I have been told about a girl who waited by the tree for her mom to come home but her mom was hit in a car crash that made her past away. I thought I could put it into words for this tragic accident. Enjoy.

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on Apr. 17 2016 at 12:41 pm
BeyondDreamsandGraveyards BRONZE, Savannah, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"All was well"

Interesting way to adapt something. Simple but poignant.

on Jan. 10 2016 at 5:58 pm
Julian.Morrison322 PLATINUM, Durham, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Rage, rage against the dying of the light. ~Dylan Thomas

;-; i cri erryteim

Roose BRONZE said...
on Dec. 30 2015 at 5:21 am
Roose BRONZE, Bethlehem, Other
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Favorite Quote:
happiness comes from yourself.

good job Joz3ph... really it's a sad story !