This One is for YOU

August 26, 2009
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This poem is
For you
Yes you
The one reading aloud
Or in your head
It doesn’t really matter
Just so long
As you’re awake
I hope you know
How much you mean
To someone who loves
You like everything
That is real
Like rain
And skyline
And heartbeat
I hope you see
All the things
That mean the most
To you
Like mountains
And planets
And love
I hope you feel
The feelings you’ve
Heard about
Read about
And wondered about
Like jealousy
And pride
And sorrow
Those weren’t the ones you imagined
I would hope you would feel
But they are real
And therefore, you should feel them
I hope you say
The words that your mouth loves
Like particular
And scrumptious
And all things true
I hope you read
Books upon books
Stories upon stories
Sonnets upon sonnets
Plays upon plays
Ballads upon ballads
Poems upon poems
But remember that this
Particular one
Is for you

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greg9381 said...
Jan. 17, 2012 at 11:26 pm
I favorited this a while ago, and I'm looking at it for the second time now. Still amazing :)
WithPenAndScript said...
Aug. 6, 2011 at 4:02 pm
;') Great 
Savina D. said...
Sept. 7, 2009 at 9:23 am
I love this poem!! thank you.
Schubster said...
Sept. 5, 2009 at 10:53 pm
I love this poem!!!!! Definately one of my favs. fantastic job! :)
Lostinbooks This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 5, 2009 at 10:16 pm
Very kind. Nicely written as well. Its always nice to have a friendly message in something you read. Love the last few lines. "Read books upon books"...sounds good to me!
cross-i'd- leopard said...
Sept. 5, 2009 at 5:48 pm
nice that was really cute. God Bless You.
Jaquie This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 5, 2009 at 12:37 pm
Wow. When I first looked at this I was skeptical... But wow. You've certainly set me straight. Not only is a remarkably well written piece but, it makes one feel good about herself. I love it. Thank you, and keep writing.
God bless,
mgraves This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Sept. 5, 2009 at 7:06 pm
So amazing! Thank you for writing this, it just brightened up my day :) Keep submitting!
emily.a said...
Sept. 5, 2009 at 11:53 am
thanks very much for writing the poem and dedicating it for whoever read it.all in all it was a good poem.keep it up!
~*The-Broken-Hearted-Girl*~ said...
Sept. 5, 2009 at 11:06 am
this is very good. ur talented! keep up the good work! :)
project827 said...
Sept. 5, 2009 at 10:40 am
a very nice poem. I like how you wrote in a way that everyone can take something from it. nicely done.
Mariah O. said...
Sept. 5, 2009 at 2:00 am
i really like this poem!!!!! People need to hear that someone out there loves them once in awhile so thanks for writing it:)
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