Not adding up

January 29, 2008
By Meghann Hickey, Abington, MA

My math skills are mediocre best
But all these variables in the equation
Make it hard to figure you out

To solve for x

I multiplied
The number of times we talked
By how long the conversations were

I added
The days we spent together
With how often you could make me smile

I divided
The times you said “I love you, I need you”
By how many times I thought you really meant it

I subtracted
The times you left for her
From how much I depended on you

I solved
The feelings I have for you
But yours just didn’t add up

Therefore x equals factoring you out

Please correct me if I’m wrong
You probably just missed a sign or two
But the numbers don’t lie
Our feelings never intersect

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on May. 21 2011 at 7:03 pm
TearDrops BRONZE, Salem, Utah
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geez, this is so great. i love the whole theme of it. i know exactly how this is. you spend all your days dreaming about them, and then they just break your heart. :(


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