December 4, 2008
By Marie Sheridan, Congers, NY

Grasping for his attention takes too much effort
Reception of equal affection is uncertain
Yearning for his love
Causes constant frustration

His irresistibility provides a challenge
She refuses to give in to his charming personality
Young and naïve she can’t comprehend
That this illicit love is not for her

She cannot see the real person within
His artificial coating can be deceiving
She struggles to see through the vague sheet covering him
He tears her heart apart

The soreness of her heart twists her chest
Pain and heartache becomes too much for her to bear
She has suffered long enough
Impossible to love him any longer

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This article has 5 comments.

alexabella said...
on Dec. 16 2008 at 12:49 pm
I love the use of the vocabulary in this poem that makes you feel almost as if you were in the authors position.The use of words such as a frustration,irresistibility,and artificial strongly express her feelings.

gboy77 said...
on Dec. 16 2008 at 12:42 pm
this is great, the words are so inspiring...it almost makes me feel as if i can understand the narrators posistion of being torn by love

on Dec. 16 2008 at 12:41 pm
this poem is magnificent. it inspired my life and now i carry it around with me in my back pocket every day!.. you changed my life!

tecgirl23 said...
on Dec. 16 2008 at 12:35 pm
Marie, you a great writer. I love how you understand and feel what you are writing. Truly amazing

Amanda said...
on Dec. 16 2008 at 12:32 pm
This is my favorite poem. I love it.


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