Best Friends Forever

May 9, 2009
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I miss you.
I miss being little and playing barbies.
I miss our popcorn wars.
I miss playing mermaid in the pool.

I wish we could go back,
before makeup and
before boys and
before wristbands and
before studded belts.

I love you.
I loved playing house and
I loved watching movies and
I loved planning our lives out and
I loved our bikes with streamers and baskets...
but at the same time
I love our trips to hot topic
I love our sharing of poems
I love singing Slipknot lyrics,
without the music...
I love sharing our sparkly eyeliner and
I love contemplating blue and purple hair dye

I love what we used to have,
I love what we have, and
I already love
what we will have.
This is what it means,
to be a best friend.

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firstsnowfalls This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 2, 2009 at 1:37 pm
wonderful job! simple, yet eloquent.
lily C. said...
May 18, 2009 at 4:08 pm
I loved this poem, me and you have ALOT in common. Great poem.
TJ21992 said...
May 18, 2009 at 12:40 am
I am glad you enjoy my stories and I love the fact that you enjoy my fedback!! I know how great it feels to feel like that there is some one some where who is acctuaully reading what I, you or anyone rights!!! I have a long story on the way I just have to wrap it up!! It is about 6 pages and some say it may be my best so I hope it is!! Do you have a myspace?
TJ21992 said...
May 15, 2009 at 10:33 pm
I can so connect with this and I am glad you like my poems! You have no idea how happy that makes me!! And I can't wait to read the rest of your poems when they are done waiting. BTW thanks.
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