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     Just because I love being with you
Doesn't mean I have plans to stick around
Just because I think you're cool
Doesn't mean I'll heed all your advice
Just because you're beautiful to me
Doesn't mean I am willing to be your slave
Just because you're so damn funny
Doesn't mean you're the reason I always smile
Just because I put up with your silly mind games
Doesn't mean I'm oblivious to who you really are
And just because I like you so much
Doesn't mean I've fallen in love.
Don't misunderstand my friendship,
Never underestimate my feelings,
I won't get hurt all over again.

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SherlocklivesThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jun. 30 at 4:32 pm:
Holy crap. Thank you for writing this poem! It captured the perfect emotion and it is a wonderful, wonderful poem. VERY good. 5/5 :)
 
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BananaGram said...
Jul. 15, 2013 at 11:43 pm:
Very good, and accurate! Relationship poems are some of the hardest to write because of the emotion, but you nailed it! Nice job!
 
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sarah98This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jul. 15, 2013 at 3:53 pm:
can i just say that you perfectly captured exactly what im going through right now!!?? Fantastic work
 
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awestriking said...
Jan. 20, 2013 at 1:58 pm:
I can completely relate to this! Great job capturing common human emotion.
 
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AudreyW said...
Nov. 16, 2012 at 11:12 pm:
I loved this poem. Everyone can relate to it somehow.
 
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remember16 said...
Nov. 16, 2012 at 7:42 am:
this reminds me of my ex boyfriend i fallen inlove with and he hurt me so bad, i can rleate to this and im sure a lot of other people can goodjob! you should check out some of my poetry.
 
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katherinetwizzee said...
Jun. 10, 2011 at 8:28 pm:
This reminds me of my ex-boyfriend. I fell in love with him, and this explains the emotion i still have.
 
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lligwock said...
Oct. 28, 2008 at 3:28 am:
I really like this too, almost everyone can relate to this at some point or another.
 
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TaroPig said...
Oct. 2, 2008 at 10:49 pm:
I love this poem. :] Keep it up. I can really relate to this.
 
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