Baila - The Silent Voice

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Even when you lose your voice forever, you can still have the strongest voice in the room.

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Submitted: October 27, 2011

EVen when you lose your voice forever, you can always have the strongest voice in the room. Read Chapter


Submitted: October 27, 2011

  Pronunciation One of the many things that bugs me about not being able to speak is that people pronounce my name wrong. ... Read Chapter

Conversations That Must Be Read Between the Lines

Submitted: October 27, 2011

Conversations That Must Be Read Between The Lines At school, it can be like any other school for me. I have lunch with my friends l... Read Chapter

Thomas Who Sits and Reads While Getting Shots

Submitted: October 27, 2011

  Thomas Who Sits and Reads While Getting Shots Mom had to take me to the doctors for my monthly check up. She sat me down n... Read Chapter

No Teach Me Causes Goodbyes

Submitted: October 27, 2011

  No Teaching Me Causes Goodbyes Writing on Lila can get tiring. My right hand is probably much stronger than my left. If I ... Read Chapter


Submitted: October 27, 2011

  Forgiveness When Kenny figured out that I couldn’t speak again and that he had caused it, he freaked out now and forever. ... Read Chapter

The Email And The Things Said But (not supposed to be) Heard

Submitted: October 27, 2011

  The Email And The Things Said But (suppose to be) Not Heard Fifteen year old’s have got it hard, alright. Fifteen year... Read Chapter

Limitations of Limits

Submitted: October 27, 2011

  Limitations of Limits Over the dinner table, I could hear Anna and Carmen talking in the halls as they made their way to the... Read Chapter

The Religion Unheard Of

Submitted: October 27, 2011

  The Religion Unheard Of Lots of people are Christian people, or Catholic, or Buddhist, or some kind of religion or culture. ... Read Chapter

Reading, Writing, and Walking Away

Submitted: October 27, 2011

  Reading, Writing, Listening, and Walking Away On Monday I raced through my freshman classes and headed to the library. I tri... Read Chapter

Why Did God Choose Me, Of All People?

Submitted: October 27, 2011

  Why Did God Choose Me, Of All People? Hanging out with Carmen, Kenny, and/or Mom can have some very special influences ... Read Chapter

Trying and Failing Creates Disappointment and Dangers

Submitted: November 03, 2011

  Standing in front of a mirror for seven hours each week, an hour a day, can get frustrating. Eleven years. 572 weeks. Four ... Read Chapter

Why Can't I Remember

Submitted: November 10, 2011

  We take the vocabulary tests every Monday at school. Every Monday. No other day, just Mondays. Yesterday, while I was taking i... Read Chapter

Libraries Have Voices Too

Submitted: December 02, 2011

Libraries Have Voices Too Even when I could talk, I always had a thing for libraries. I loved the way they smelled, the books they carr... Read Chapter


Submitted: January 11, 2012

  There’s a lot of things that are hard to believe. It’s hard to believe that I can’t talk. It’s hard to believe tha... Read Chapter

I'm Sorry About Your Loss, But Honestly? I've Lost So Much More

Submitted: January 11, 2012

  My mother’s cousin died a few days ago in a plane crash while she was on her way to Guam. We weren’t sure why she was on h... Read Chapter

Everyone Wants Things, I Just Tend To Want More Than Others

Submitted: July 06, 2012

Some people want idiotic ponies. Or loads of cash to last them their entire life. Or some other people just want a plain mansion of whi... Read Chapter

Not Sure What I Was Thinking, Not Sure What I Was Saying

Submitted: October 24, 2012

I’m not sure what I was thinking. I was all alone and extremely bored, staring at myself in the mirror wondering if I’d ever be abl... Read Chapter

There's A Little Fun In It Too

Submitted: December 17, 2012

There are some perks to not speaking too. It’s not a very big list. But. It’s something. George and Mattie are considerate about my... Read Chapter

Coming Back

Submitted: December 22, 2012

Sometimes I wish that all communication that I had with the world would just vanish. Imagine how easy that would have been for me - I c... Read Chapter

Setting Up For Determination

Submitted: December 23, 2012

I waited for another reply after my last emails, containing minimum wording. I wasn’t sure what Thomas was expecting me to do - just co... Read Chapter

Sitting and Waiting, Getting Up And Leaving

Submitted: December 23, 2012

Once you get older, you eventually realize that if you’re ever forced to do something, it’s not that much fun. Like if you’re force... Read Chapter

Antique Stores

Submitted: July 10, 2013

Antique Stores There’s this antique store down the street of my school - usually I never give it a second thought. Some kids go the... Read Chapter

People Should Really Stop Apologizing

Submitted: July 10, 2013

People Should Really Stop Apologizing It was already five-fifty by the time I got back to the park and saw Thomas waiting there o... Read Chapter