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Deep in my dreams you hold me so near

But in real life, it's all much too clear.

You are just a boy hardly knowing my name.

Not knowing of the love that awaits your claim.

If you could love me as I do you.

A love that we could have, so strong and so true.

So next time I see you and our eyes meet,

Think of the ache in my heart so deep.

Because of this aching I feel down inside

I write you a poem of the feelings I hide.




This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.





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brokenwithhopeThis 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...
Aug. 1, 2011 at 7:06 pm:
I love this!
 
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WritinLuver101 said...
Jul. 20, 2011 at 2:32 pm:
This is too cute!!:)
 
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Kaycee said...
Feb. 12, 2011 at 7:54 pm:
i really liked this poem...i just submitted mine to this website.....when it gets approved i hope you get a chance to read it.
 
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Jessica said...
Jan. 26, 2010 at 8:39 pm:
a cruch is the cutiest thing that could ever happen to you.it a wonderful feeling, the butterfies in your stomach, blushing everitme he talks to you, chuckles everytime you see him. its just great. but just hope it dont end up ugly..learn to liveit and enjoy it
 
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megaboopizzle said...
Nov. 13, 2009 at 1:51 pm:
I love this poem. I like how it rhymes and how it flows. I can relate to the feelings portrayed in this poem; it reminds me of when I was young in elementary school and had crushes on boys that I thought were cute.
 
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Jiselle M. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 22, 2009 at 8:27 pm:
I can totally empathize with your poem. And I've written a poem or two on this subject as well.
 
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kionna C. said...
Jun. 6, 2009 at 3:50 pm:
ooooh i like!! i totally dream about the guy i want all the time!
 
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cryinsumtears said...
May 18, 2009 at 12:55 am:
WOW!!! I love your poem!!! I can mostdefiently relate to this!!! pleaz keep writing!!! check out my poems!!
 
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jessie4736 said...
May 16, 2009 at 5:19 pm:
absolutly perfect! amazing ^.^
 
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Uyen D. said...
May 13, 2009 at 6:14 pm:
omg!!!! I love this poem!!!! <3
 
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Piggygal94 said...
Apr. 14, 2009 at 11:28 pm:
I loved this poem! I can relate to it so much! I think of the crush that i have now...it just fits! you are a great writer!
 
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Babybluelove1 said...
Apr. 10, 2009 at 5:26 pm:
love love i love love!!!!!!!!!
 
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Shasha A. said...
Apr. 10, 2009 at 4:35 am:
this is so nice he must mean a lot to you.i can relate to this poem rite now
 
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YeseniaG said...
Apr. 6, 2009 at 5:11 pm:
Great work! I love how the rhyme makes the poem flow.
 
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phavi1995 said...
Mar. 29, 2009 at 3:23 am:
I love it! check this one out , its similar to this one
TeenInk.com/raw/Poetry/article/93702/Gone-Forever/
 
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Starsha D. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 6, 2009 at 2:20 pm:
I love this poem. I swear I almost cried when I thought of the crushes I have had and have now. It's really good.
 
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mindy M. said...
Mar. 1, 2009 at 11:16 pm:
wow.unknown love is the kind that die fast, make that love be known and quickly.nice piece
 
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Tessa W. said...
Feb. 20, 2009 at 5:46 pm:
I like it alot. It really explains how much he must mean to you.It explains how i feel right now.
 
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sweetwishes05 said...
Nov. 10, 2008 at 1:45 am:
Wow i liked alot good job !
 
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