Peanut Butter and Jelly

November 25, 2008
By Courtney White BRONZE, Massena, New York
Courtney White BRONZE, Massena, New York
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Her name was Nina.
Just Nina.
We met on our first day of Kindergarten.
We were friends the easy kind,
the ones who hold no grudges,
who take you just as you are.
Nina and me, were like peanut butter and jelly,
one no good without the other.

But now there's no more Nina.
No Nina to hold me when I cry.
No more Nina.
No more Jelly to do Peanut Butter's hair.
No more Jelly to trade lunches on the bus,
Nina's peanut butter for my jelly.
One no good without the other.

Same crash, different car. Why not me?
Why did it have to be Peanut Butter's Jelly?
It could have been me, but it was Nina.
The bad things always happen to Peanut Butter's Jelly.
Heaven doesn't need Jelly,
Peanut Butter does.
Peanut Butter and Jelly,
one no good without the other.

“Are you okay Peanut head.”
“No, Peanut Butter needs her Jelly.”
“I'm right here nut head
I'll always be right here.”
“I've got no where else to go,
after all there's no Peanut Butter without her Jelly,
one no good without the other.”

The author's comments:
This poem is written about my friend Nina. We met our first day of kindergarten and she died in a car crash a week after we started second grade. She only gave me her real name the first day we met, and we never used it again. so now all I have is the memories, I don't even know her real name, She always wanted to be called Nina, just Nina nothing else unless of course we were alone, because then it was always Jelly.

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on Jan. 25 2010 at 11:18 am
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This poem has great flow and insight.

I really enjoyed it.

Lovely poem darling =]

-Please check out the works that I have posted on here it would be highly appreciated and I think you would greatly enjoy them, Thankk youz-

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