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I Wish Sombody Told Me This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

I wish somebody told me
that dreams don't all come true
that Cinderella's just a name
for wishes in the blue

I wish somebody told me
that life hands onions more
than lemons to its people
which are useless to the core

I wish somebody told me
that heart scars never heal
that time is not a remedy
just a scab for what you feel

I wish somebody told me
how stupid I could be
instead of spouting words
like no one's a better me

I wish somebody told me
falling in love's a risk
'cause who knows if they'll catch you
or maybe you will miss

I wish somebody told me
life's harder than it looks
that growing up is full
of tears and high school books

I wish somebody told me
all this before I'd grown
but it's too late for wishes
'cause now I already know

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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Dakota88zxc said...
Sept. 11, 2012 at 6:58 pm
I can't even explain how true this entire poem is. I especially love the one about lemons/onions.
 
HannahBanana23 said...
Nov. 5, 2010 at 12:37 pm
Really good work i liked the way you wrote that poem. it makes sense and is easy for people to relate to it.
 
Annibonny said...
Nov. 2, 2010 at 9:44 pm
wow, this is really good!
 
T.N.T said...
Nov. 2, 2010 at 1:29 pm
i love this poems it makes sense and it is easily common in peoples life. good j0b!
 
Inspiration_James said...
Nov. 1, 2010 at 1:35 pm
I can so relate to this. It's amazing I'm so in love with this poem.
 
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