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I know for now we parted ways and I wish the best for you
I hope deep down you really know that all my love was true
I don’t care what other people say, I think you were falling too
I know they’d never understand, unless they stood in my shoe
Cuz baby from my perspective everything was going great
I truly thought that we were brought together by fate
I still believe our love exists, I just think you’re afraid
I don’t blame you for losing faith, I know you’ve been betrayed
Trusting someone is always hard, you gotta no the bad from good
I don’t think your a bad person, just very misunderstood
I know you didn’t mean to hurt me, and I will never hold a grudge
I’m not like the others that label you, I’m not one to judge
After all your disappointment, you’re scared to let someone in
All your hope for love is gone, so you don’t let a new love begin
Because we got so close so quickly, you ran before you could get hurt
You realized that giant wall you built was caving in, so you became alert
I know you were intimidated, but I would never make you sad
I always wanted to see you smile, to make you feel so glad
You acted like a cocky player, and always hid your scar
But I know that it’s all a mask, that’s not really who you are
Behind that shield of male bravado, theres a sweet and sensitive guy
A man thats yearning for true love but’s too afraid to try
Loving someone is a risk, but no risk, no reward
When you feel those feelings babe, they cannot be ignored
You dwelled on your imperfections, and thought you weren’t good enough for me
But the truth is only you felt that way, with you I was as happy as can be
I guess for now you need to figure all this out on your own
One day you’ll see everything clearly, everything I have known
If theres one thing I can tell you, something you should always know
Something that you need to understand, in order for you to grow
Life is tough, so just be strong, but there’s always a bright side
True love is so precious and rare, so when you find it don’t run and hide...

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olican16 said...
Sept. 6, 2010 at 5:41 pm
this is the way i felt when my boyfriend broke up with me!!!! great job!!!!
bkcrider92 replied...
Oct. 15, 2010 at 12:48 am
Thank you! I love when people can relate to my work =)
roseann This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 27, 2010 at 12:07 am
i love your writing, read em all. you the best of the best. i love writing cuz you can become anyone you want, forgeting for a moment that things aren't going as you planned. but whenever i write i can't seem to leave out the anger so my stuff is sometimes dark to tell you the truth kinda depressing. that's why your comment made me happy when you said my poem made you laugh. it'd be cool if you could give me some advice on my other work, don't sugar it plz! ;D
bkcrider92 replied...
May 27, 2010 at 6:55 pm
Thanks for reading all of them! I'm happy you like my poetry and i will most definitely check out you're other work and give advice =D
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 14, 2010 at 6:10 pm
you have a way reaching your audience captain-not that i know your audience,ut this is really emotional and warm and humid and i'm sure everybody will love that. 5 stars captain. you should try writing poems that dont rhyme-I have-its difficult..........
bkcrider92 replied...
May 14, 2010 at 6:26 pm
Yea its hard for me to rite poems that dnt rhyme...i need to work on that lol but thanks for your comment =)
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
May 14, 2010 at 6:38 pm
the key is writing what you wanna say in a weird or different way-well thats my key, i dont know how to open your door. do you know mattrgs? you should read that stuff/your welcome captain.
bkcrider92 replied...
May 14, 2010 at 6:48 pm
Oh ok wat is mattrgs?
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
May 14, 2010 at 7:14 pm
its this guy on teenink. he wrote the architect and some other stuff. I'm just saying-its an example how you could write something that doesnt rhyme and its still pretty good-though ii'm sure your stuff would make alot more sense than his....
Egyptian girl said...
May 12, 2010 at 4:03 pm
Yah i am!!! Wow that's awesome-I'm actual half too!! and i'm related to Winton Churchill!!! how's that for a backround??!!!
bkcrider92 replied...
May 13, 2010 at 10:23 am
Wow that is a sick background! i dont think mine is as cool as that lol what's your name?
Egyptian girl replied...
May 13, 2010 at 4:21 pm
Lexi, what's yours? we should email some time!! (i don't have a facebook :(
bkcrider92 replied...
May 13, 2010 at 6:21 pm
ok =) 
Egyptiangirl13 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 11, 2010 at 7:00 pm
Wow, all of these comments are true(beeaach though???). You writing is so awesome i just love it and can't wait to read more
bkcrider92 replied...
May 12, 2010 at 10:32 am
awww thank you so much! =) i have 2 more up now called Memories and My Valentine and one called Silly Little Puppet that is pending rite now if u wanna check them out =D r u Egyptian? i was jw cuz of ur username cuz im actually half Egyptian lol
CapturedThoughts This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 30, 2010 at 3:59 pm

Wow...I love it!

If u could...plz check out my poem some time... :)

bkcrider92 replied...
May 1, 2010 at 1:11 pm
thank you very much! I will definitely look at yours too =D
musiclover123 said...
Apr. 27, 2010 at 12:07 pm
promISED I wud cmnt nd i dID!!!thiS is SO awesome!!!Its reAlly sWeeT!!!BTW sRy fR ThE TeXt BEiNG weIRd mY IpOdS kEYBoarD Is MeSSeD Up =)
bkcrider92 replied...
May 1, 2010 at 1:11 pm
lol thanks so much! like i said, urs was amazing too! I have another one im gunna submit too called Silly Little Puppet i think you'll like that one too so keep ur eyes open for it! <3
musiclover123 replied...
May 2, 2010 at 11:41 pm
Sure!!I think Im going to submit one more too!Its called Smile =)
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