Need Love?

December 31, 2008
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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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lala15 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 12, 2011 at 5:41 pm
totally. im the most un-lovable person alive so i can relate to this.
jelllooo said...
Apr. 12, 2011 at 1:21 pm
Good poem. i love it and that was the epitome to my life for a long time. but love came around sooner rhen later. it hit me wen i least expected it and who i least expected it from. dont sit around and wait for the storm to pass you gotta learn how to dance in the rain. (:
nika said...
Apr. 12, 2011 at 12:59 pm
i love this poem keep your head up love will come to you
volleyball17 said...
Apr. 7, 2011 at 12:50 pm
omg this is really good
tesswards32 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 5, 2011 at 12:17 pm
SO RELATEABLE! great job :)
fragileblackorchid said...
Mar. 25, 2011 at 1:27 pm
story of my life! lolz great poem
JesBabes said...
Mar. 15, 2011 at 9:58 am
your poem is amazing!! and i can agree with you totally i can feel what you are feeling.... check out some of my stuff.!! ;)
Uncundishunal said...
Mar. 14, 2011 at 6:28 pm
Beautiful, you said so much in such little words.
Bren_Bren said...
Mar. 10, 2011 at 8:22 pm
This is very outstanding!! I can really relate to this and probly alot of others that can too.
lil'h3artz said...
Mar. 8, 2011 at 9:21 am
i love it. i wish i could write like you did.
LoveDeep said...
Mar. 7, 2011 at 10:16 pm
Great poem, I loved it.
pitzawonder said...
Mar. 6, 2011 at 3:00 pm
Totally how every lonely girl feels! I absolutely LOVE it. Great job.
IamtheshyStargirl said...
Mar. 3, 2011 at 5:27 pm
Beautiful. I especially love these lines "What makes me so unlovable?/Can someone remove this defective sign from my forehead,/And replace it with a kiss".
LightningForMyAllergies said...
Feb. 27, 2011 at 9:21 pm
Be careful what you wish for! :))
Aderes18 said...
Feb. 27, 2011 at 4:01 pm
This quote just totally describes the way that I feel! Thanks!
to.hold.the.sun This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 27, 2011 at 12:14 pm
I feel like this, so much. All of my friends talk about their amazing boyfriends and how in love they are and all I can think is "I want that." I've never even had a boyfriend. No one's ever even asked me out. You conveyed just what I think, and this touched me hard. Keep writing, stay strong, you don't need love when you can write like this!!
Melissa G. replied...
Feb. 27, 2011 at 7:52 pm
Do you really need a boyfriend to complete you happy life. What you really need is a good friend someone to really listen to you and tell you that everthing is going to be alright. If you ever need a true friend look for someone who really cares about you. To have a good life does not mean you need to have a boyfriend to complete it. You got people who really care about you the most not someone boyfriend who can care less. Well I hope you really find happyness in your life and not with a guy at ... (more »)
CallieL said...
Feb. 27, 2011 at 12:09 pm
Wow. That was truly wonderful and well writtten.
RozaB said...
Feb. 27, 2011 at 11:58 am
Definetly a favorite! 
Melissa G. replied...
Feb. 27, 2011 at 7:46 pm
I really love your poem a lot. And I hope some day you will get published and make it big. Keep up the good work and never give up on your dream.
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