These Words

January 2, 2009
By Erika Sobieski, Indian Trail, NC

These words pounding repeatedly in my head
They never stop, never slow down,
Should I tell you, or keep them to myself?
These words do simple, yet complex
They could possibly make us stronger, but are we ready?
These words, they never leave my head
So many times I've almost let them slip
But I caught myself before I spoke
These words still constantly running through my mind
These words, beating and living on their own now
I don't know when, just when, they might slip out
And i secretly wonder if they run through your head too
I almost can't stand now knowing where you stand
I long to free these words and say them to you
I wonder if you can tell I want to say these words to you
Or if you're completly oblivious to how I feel
I'll never know untill I say these words --
Oh, but when?
It must be the right time, the right moment
I can't get these words out of my head
They won't quit running through my mind
I must know, can you tell??
Can you tell that I love you??

The author's comments:
I was inspired to write this by my current boyfriend pretty recently. We were taking everything pretty slow and about a month had passed before either of us had said "I Love You" to eachother yet and I had wanted to say it for a while because I knew I loved him, I just couldnt bring myself to say it to him because I didn't know how he would react. Then, after I wrote this, I knew that if I didn't tell him I loved him soon, I would probably go insane. Thankfully, I told him pretty soon after I wrote this and so I didn't go insane lol.

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harleyturner said...
on Jan. 7 2009 at 10:55 pm
I like this peom tooo!!!

I wish i was any good at writing peoms now. Which i'm not.

I'll have to stick with reading Miss Erika's for now.


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