Unspoken Words: There it goes

May 4, 2009
By Snowkittenz BRONZE, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Snowkittenz BRONZE, Kalamazoo, Michigan
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There it goes.
My only chance to tell you.
It was there for a second,
like a shooting star,
then disappeared.
My heart jumped,
and reached out for it,
yet I missed, and fell back down with a thud.

All the things I keep meaning to tell you
are blown away, opportunity missed.
I wish you could stop and listen,
and give me another opportunity to tell you.
Yet life rarely gives you another chance.
Life tells me that I just need to be brave.
Maybe it's not that I never learned to be brave,
but that you never learned to be shy?

I really want to tell you, but you didn't know.
You just moved past so quickly.
I feel like shouting wait,
but it's just too late.
I can feel it.
So I sigh, and let it pass,
but really,
It stays with me, and is waiting for a second chance.

The author's comments:
I wrote this for a SlamPoerty class at my school.

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on Oct. 1 2010 at 8:11 pm
__horizon133 PLATINUM, Portage, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"laugh, and the world laughs with you. laugh hysterically, and for no apparent reason, and they will leave you alone." anonymous

very good, and clearly from the heart! five stars :P

on May. 11 2009 at 10:22 pm
Katie Cox BRONZE, Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Oh I love it! It is very well thought out and well written! Keep on writing! :D


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