My first teenage affair

December 26, 2008
By saranya mukherjee BRONZE, Kolkata, Other
saranya mukherjee BRONZE, Kolkata, Other
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My first teenage affair to be
-That's how it appeared to me.
We were past exchanging shy looks
And were talking about our favorite books.
In the cafe, we'd lunched together.
People were talking,but did I bother?
No, I didn't, till I came to know the gossip-
They said my crush, all smart and hip,
Had too may girlfriends in his grip!
Did he love me?Oh!No way!
'You're timepass,sweetie,'he said the next day.

That was the closest I'd come to see
My first teenage affair happen to be.
From then on, I was too shattered
-feeling lost,ugly and love-battered.
I'd look at the mirror and want to retch.
I'd sit doing nothing, for hours at a stretch.
I felt like that ugly duckling who didn't beloing.
At sixteen, life seemed to be an 80's sad love song.
I no longer needed reasons to stay sad.
My hollow self and sad memories were all I had.
That was how it was , for too long
Till I realized ,to me, I was doing wrong.

My first teenage affair remains to be,
But this ugly ducking's happy to be me!

The author's comments:
going through a heartbreak? hope you can identify with this.

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This article has 7 comments.

Shailja GOLD said...
on Jun. 22 2009 at 10:18 am
Shailja GOLD, Patna, Other
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Favorite Quote:
The fear of rejection is worse than rejection itself ~ Nora Profit

gu d one again...u r really gud...gr8 u cud come out of it all...n u really shud smile n think tht he ws not gud enuf for u...n believe me he isnt!

Arundhuti said...
on Jan. 10 2009 at 11:17 pm
A very sweeet n touchy poem! Has a lot of emotions in it..has a feel of true love!! Lovely writing! kp it up girl :) !

mimzah said...
on Jan. 10 2009 at 9:19 am
I really liked the poem, the style of writing was sweet and genuine :)

... said...
on Jan. 10 2009 at 8:44 am
rele nice!!

Aankhi-ii !! said...
on Jan. 10 2009 at 8:01 am
Boys are idiots. That's the climax of everything in the world!! I don't know how much of this is fact but whatever it is, it's worth taking a lesson from...a guy with too many "girlfriends" under his belt is definitely not someone one should be crushing on...why? He'll hurt you in the end!

I feel that the poem definitely has made the confused streak that's present in every teenager evident..and brought it forth as it really is, which is definitely great! Most teenagers can relate to the poem's really good :)

Atu Patu said...
on Jan. 10 2009 at 7:47 am
a very pop take on the whole affair sweetie! Nice one, and keep writing! :)

clairedelune said...
on Jan. 8 2009 at 2:55 am
I really liked it! I think every girl feels like that at some point. It's hard enough being in between childhood and adulthood, so I guess bringing "love" into it just makes it more complicated... But I am glad that you changed your attitude about it. He isn't worth sadness; you deserve to be happy :] Cute poem.

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