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To Be A Friend

I don't know what you want from me,
I don't know how to be a friend to you.
I know you've got your issues,
but I have a dozen of my own.
I know you've got your problems,
but I have problem of my own.
You tell me to be this way,
that is not my way.
You tell me to do those things,
I don't do those things.
You tell me how to act,
how to feel,
how to think.
I'm sorry that how I act,
how I feel,
how I think,
is not good enough for you.
I don't know what you want from me,
I don't know how to be a friend to you.
But,
I don't think you know how to be a friend,
to me either.



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HiddenAngelInTheDarkThis 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...
Feb. 3, 2012 at 8:11 pm:
AWesome ^_^ I love it and it's so true if they can't accept than their not a friend
 
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Blue4indigo said...
Feb. 3, 2012 at 3:38 pm:
I really liked the way your poem flowed...the repetition really helped the pattern too. I loved the way you tied everything together with the last lines, finishing what you started and leaving the reader to think. Personally, I would prefer a bit more emotion... it seemed slightly dry...but that's just me...but...you definitely have your own voice, and it's great!
 
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Gamerwolf231This 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...
Feb. 3, 2012 at 3:37 pm:
Hey Wonder! I really like this poem, very deep and meaningful. Please write more!
 
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