Ginkgo nuts should help

Avatar Author: intoxicatedsmiLes _Take a day off to read this._ Young, starry-eyed teenager trying to reach the whole world through her writing. And is failing rather miserably. Yeah, I'm Chinese. Not from China but from Singapore. And, no, Singapo... Read Bio

I tossed and turned on the bed,
Trying to remember what I’ve absentmindedly forgotten.
I forgot my parent’s wedding anniversary,
My memory took a holiday to Hawaii.

I fell asleep on my table,
Struggling with quadratic equation.
Teacher taught us how to solve it today,
But I forgot.

My best friend made an appointment with me yesterday.
It was for a girls’ night out on Saturday night.
Come Saturday night I was out with my boyfriend,
When my friend called,
I told her I forgot.

I woke up in the middle of the night,
Trailing to the study room to check on a Chemistry fact
I forgot eons ago.
There was a chemistry test yesterday.

I tried to recall.
But I forgot.
Perhaps I should take more ginkgo nuts.
But I forgot.
Once again.

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  1. Avatar Kendall Lynne

    That was so good! You got the challenge pretty much perfectly.
    thanks for entering. <3

  2. Avatar Mighty-Joe Young (A.K.A Strong Coffee)(LoA)

    hey this was a nice entry welcome to ficly. i hope to read more from you.

  3. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    blueberries are good for memory too :)
    this poem is listless, it ebbs and flows like a wisp on the breeze. grasping for missed fronds.

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