Fourteen Years MAG

May 20, 2009
By Alexis Reed GOLD, Clarkdale, Arizona
Alexis Reed GOLD, Clarkdale, Arizona
17 articles 9 photos 1 comment

Fourteen years I waited.
Taunted by the promise in prose,
Teased by the moving pictures …
Two years later,
I'm still waiting.
I never had that moment:
The sudden amnesia of self and surroundings,
The hoard of butterflies bombarding my stomach.
No fireworks, no music, not even pristine ­silence.
I'm still waiting
For that perfect moment
When his lips first touch mine.



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on Apr. 8 2010 at 9:51 am
xLoVeLyCuTiEe428x PLATINUM, Nanuet, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"To me, Fearless is not the absense of fear. It's not being completely unafraid. To me, Fearless is having fears. Fearless is having doubts. Lots of them. To me, Fearless is living in spite of those things that scare you to death."
— Taylor Swift

This is really cute..I haven't had my 'perfect moment' either...Then again, I don't have a boyfriend or a crush...Someday I hope to have my 'perfect moment,' though...

Good job. Keep writing. You have talent.


on Mar. 28 2010 at 7:07 pm
xBaByGiRrL22x PLATINUM, Pearl River, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"The goal isn't to live forever, but create something that will."
"If you wanna go, baby let's go; if you wanna rock, I'm ready to roll.''
"No one ever said it'd be easy. They just said it'd be worth it." <3

u hav incredible talent!! i just luv ur work!!

on Mar. 25 2010 at 6:47 pm
MeganAnne PLATINUM, Niskayuna, New York
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Favorite Quote:
All my life I've looked at words as if I were seeing them for the first time. ~Ernest Hemingway

amazing!! I love this! I have not yet had my 'perfect moment' yet, and I find that I can wait for it. ;)

again, you have a talent!

on Nov. 3 2009 at 8:55 pm
Alexis Reed GOLD, Clarkdale, Arizona
17 articles 9 photos 1 comment
It was kind of hard to portray this but what i meant by the fourteen years is that i was kissed for the first time when i was 14, but it wasn't that blissful first kiss rumored in movies and books. That was the kiss I was hoping for. I wrote the poem two years later, thinking that i still hadn't had one of those heart-stopping kisses. Although now i can certainly say that I have ^_^ I appreciate the comment though.

INnaturegirl said...
on Nov. 3 2009 at 7:58 pm
14 years? i say U should go for it... u can't wait 4ever for the guys to make the first move... sometimes u gotta step up...


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