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Could you Repeat that?

Sorry :/

By Abigail PenhallegonPublished 4 months ago 1 min read
Top Story - June 2023
Could you Repeat that?
Photo by I Do Nothing But Love on Unsplash



Say what I was


Really, I meant to listen,

And just because I

Can’t remember a single word

That you said doesn’t mean

I don’t care. I was just wondering,

On a different train of thought, if

Narwhals’ existence surprised you too?


About the Creator

Abigail Penhallegon

I'm an aspiring novelist. I've started many stories and just recently become more confident in my abilities due to the encouragement of great friends and teachers. I'd like to spread joy through my writing, so prepare for happy endings. :)

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  • The Invisible Writer3 months ago

    Well done love those opening lines Dare I say what I was thinking

  • Lilly Cooper3 months ago

    I love the last line! I absolutely relate! There are so many things that are so different in the world, I find myself distracted by them too!

  • K. C. Wexlar4 months ago

    This is perfect! Love the rhythm <3

  • Kim Loostrom4 months ago

    Very playful poem! A fun read!

  • WOA4 months ago

    I love the acrostic poem. This piece is very good. Congratulations on Top Story!

  • Fatima Nazeer4 months ago

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  • Paul Stewart4 months ago

    This was so clever and a lot of fun, Abigail and frankly, very relatable! Congrats on Top Story. I love your language throughout, but the real beauty is in the final line!

  • As a person who often dissociates, this resonated with me deeply! Loved your acrostic!

  • Donnalisa Madrigal4 months ago

    Write that novel Abby! 🌈🍀⭐️

  • Gina C.4 months ago

    Excellent acrostic; I love that surprise ending so much! 🤗❤️ This poem is relatable because I'm always the one far off in Lala land while someone is talking 😅 Congratulations on Top Story!! 🤗❤️

  • Denise E Lindquist4 months ago

    Congratulations on the top story😊💕

  • Marilyn Glover4 months ago

    🎉 Might have a winner here! Congratulations on top story!

  • Gerald Holmes4 months ago

    This is very good. I couldn't help but laugh out loud at the end. Congrats on the Top Story.

  • Lena Borondia4 months ago

    HA! This is fantastic! Loved it! Subscribed!

  • Mackenzie Davis4 months ago

    I didn’t even realize it was an acrostic, nevermind for the challenge! Great job on this one, it has a strong voice and a great rhythm. I think I read it like 5 times!

  • You create a great poem from word distraction. Congratulations.

  • Heather Hubler4 months ago

    LOL!! This is like talking to every one of my kids. Wonderfully written :) Congratulations on Top Story!

  • Gal Mux4 months ago

    I can relate to this distraction. Great Poem.

  • Ajani Israel 4 months ago

    Hmmm,so touching

  • Kelley Stead4 months ago

    This is perfection. I'd be very surprised if you didn't place for this challenge. Well done.

  • Babs Iverson4 months ago

    Magnificent!!! Congratulations on TOP stoey!!!❤️❤️💕

  • Denise Larkin4 months ago

    Beautifully crafted. Loved it.

  • Gina B.4 months ago

    Love this one!

  • Brenton F4 months ago

    Narwhals forever! I love how you have done this! Congrats on TS! Kudos

  • MT Poetry4 months ago

    Oh, Dare, you genius, you've captured my attention with your whimsical words! 😜😂🙌

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