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See it but never feel it.
Get close, only to push it away.
“Don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone”
Epitome of my life.
What is wrong with me?
What makes me so un-lovable?
Can someone remove this defective sign from my forehead,
And replace it with a kiss.
I want more than mediocre.
I want someone to miss.
Do I ask for too much?
Are my requirements unachievable?
My heart remains unconquered, unattained.
I’m tired of fairy tale endings,
Silly thoughts put in my head by unrealistic, but hopelessly believable movies.
They are all the same.
Girl meets boy. Girl messes it up. Boy forgives girl.
Happily Ever After.
At least they let on that relationships have problems.
I want raw, unrelenting love.
The real deal.
No movie, novel, or episode of “Sex and the City” could ever touch.
Left alone, drowning in thoughts,
Who else in the world could need love,
Like I need love?



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sasssgirrrl22 said...
Feb. 26, 2011 at 8:04 pm
idk if i commented on this piece already, but even if i did, i know it just had the same effect. This is a very powerful piece, and also really relatablle. this is clearly the core of everyone's desire. plz keep writingg! u have talent:D
 
harwood3299 replied...
May 26, 2011 at 8:20 am
this was a very good piece i agree and i bet so do other teen age girls in the world
 
Wesley D. said...
Feb. 25, 2011 at 8:49 am
knock me over with a feather
 
starlight26 said...
Feb. 23, 2011 at 3:45 pm
No matter how many times I read this, it still has an impact on me. This is amazing. Exactly my point of view..GREAT JOB
 
vampier said...
Feb. 23, 2011 at 2:56 pm
i know what you are feelng ther that is so strong.
 
babygirl195 said...
Feb. 23, 2011 at 1:42 pm
I feel you
 
babygirl195 said...
Feb. 23, 2011 at 1:40 pm
you used good details
 
Writerzhand said...
Feb. 19, 2011 at 10:20 pm
Your poem is just straight up, and straightforward. I love it.
 
juju0208 said...
Feb. 18, 2011 at 3:45 pm
i like it.... i can relate to it
 
MonaLisa218 replied...
Feb. 19, 2011 at 9:15 pm
i like it because i can relate to that
 
dolphin13 said...
Feb. 15, 2011 at 9:13 pm
I love it! I can totally relate. Good Job!
 
S.T.ACE said...
Feb. 15, 2011 at 3:24 am
I love it. It somewhat kind of relates to what i feel. Now I love writing poetry and well I'm not that good at it but I write music and I was wanting to know if I could take what you said and alternate it a bit for a song if that is alright with you.
 
carijoy replied...
Feb. 15, 2011 at 9:18 am

You may use it, but please do not claim it as your own.

:) Best of luck to you and your song writing.

 
distressed_cinderella said...
Feb. 14, 2011 at 4:21 pm
i need love too :(
 
kittyBooThis 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. 14, 2011 at 10:34 am

wow i really think this is amazing!!!

keep writing k?

 
mrb101 said...
Feb. 11, 2011 at 12:53 pm

amazing!

period.

<3

 
kaka123 said...
Feb. 10, 2011 at 7:13 am
I love this poem.  Nothing could ever explain myself better.  I would love to use this poem for my Theater class. :)  Truly amazing <3
 
carijoy replied...
Feb. 13, 2011 at 4:12 am
Go for it! Thank you.
 
daniec said...
Feb. 9, 2011 at 8:15 am
This explains my love life to the fullest extent. Keep up the good work. Awesome Poem: )
 
love_and_anatomy said...
Feb. 7, 2011 at 11:08 am
Beyond empathy, this poem was point blank exact. Merely perfection. C:
 
Fireandicecube said...
Feb. 5, 2011 at 4:41 pm
Truly amazing...  It's exactly how I feel right now...
 
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