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Crashing

By , Highlands Ranch, CO
How can I describe what I feel?
This hardly feels real
I no longer have nerves of steel
I shouldn’t give in
But I refuse
How is it I can enjoy time with you?
The nervousness I feel as you rub my spine
The feelings I get in my heart knowing you are mine
I just wish I had all the time in the world

You’re smart
You have a lot of heart
So why do you refuse to let me in?
We’re close but you keep shutting the door
In my mind I’m being thrown across the floor
How can I make you understand?
We’re not the same
These feelings are not tame
No, none of this is lame
I got game!

I remember everything that has ever happened
From our crashing into each other to the time we first held hands
You holding me close
You reassuring me everything was all right
Making my heart feel tight
Swingin' across the floor
Pushing open the door to my heart
So I could make a fresh start

We both have had hard times
I can’t even count the number of times I’ve been let down
I feel like such a clown
I’m not the only one feeling down
I’m looking for answers
To fix this tangled up
Dog eat dog mess

I’m here for you if only you knew





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Zero_K This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 19, 2009 at 9:07 pm
I love this poem, and though I can't relate, I feel the emotion that you put into this. Great job!
ZERO
 
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