Reviews for Stuffed Animals
The Autumn Queen chapter 1 . 9/14/2012
I like your first line, mainly because of the matter-of-fact tone. You state it as a universal fact of sorts, leading perfectly into a listing or argument to prove it.

I also like how you've illustrated the stuffed animal remains even after other aspects of childhood slip away, eluding to the fact that something remains within us as we grow.

I also like how you've written it like a narration because that makes it as if the author (aka. you) is speaking out to the reader (me in this case), and that helps dive into its meanings and relate to the ideas. Nicely written.

Ohana from the Review Marathon (link in profile)
Madin456 chapter 1 . 9/11/2011
i totally agree, being a child was so much better. but i hope the person in the poem sees the brighter side of growing up!
Keree chapter 1 . 9/13/2009
That is so very true what you've wrote. That was me like 3 or 4 days ago.
Chasing Skylines chapter 1 . 4/25/2009
[and the worries are overwhelmingYou go to that dresser,]

Missing a space (or perhaps you forgot to hit enter?).

I liked this, I think you portrayed the situation really well, especially with the examples, and the sad tone of the piece. It's realistic as well.

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May Elizabeth chapter 1 . 1/22/2009
Nice poem. I really like it. )
S. Valle chapter 1 . 1/4/2009
this is so true...

i love it!

your such a good writer, keep it up!
lymli chapter 1 . 6/13/2008
omg, it reminds me of when I was a child and I wanted to grow 'cause I thought I'd be free, but I miss being a child right now, 'cause they never notice nothing.

by the way it's a good poem about teens problems.
Manuel Fajar chapter 1 . 5/30/2008
despite all the years that have come and gone

our friendship has remained with constancy

your worries and my worries have changed some

but our thinking has no autocracy

we still both know that in life we're alone

that to share thoughts with sensitivity

or even to describe that feeling love

makes you not indiscreet or me pansy
Blissfully Sarcastic chapter 1 . 1/6/2008
The last stanza is a little...weak.

Maybe you should make it "when each night..."

Because it just thinks you were struggling for an ending.

The rest was good, true, well-written, good flow.
breezy nostrils chapter 1 . 9/30/2005
Sad, but honest, and relatable...nice job conveying the theme, and keep going!
citrus scented chapter 1 . 9/17/2005
very emotional poem. it holds alot of delicate truth to it.
myno chapter 1 . 5/12/2005
well- you've grown as a poet since you wrote this, but i can relate to the emotions in this.
Betrayal-of-innocence chapter 1 . 3/28/2005
Means alot to me. I think about that alot.
morbidme chapter 1 . 2/16/2005
so ture you are one of the most power ful artists ive read poetry by in a very long time
A Face Worth Remembering chapter 1 . 1/1/2005
I STILL SLEEP WITH MY TEDDY BEAR AND I DONT CARE WHO KNOWS IT! Yeah, what I wouldn't give to go back.
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