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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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S M Wells said...
Dec. 2, 2010 at 7:13 am:
With so many similar coments. Do you ever wory about there legitimacy?
 
carijoy replied...
Jan. 8, 2011 at 5:12 pm :

Hahaha, I do not worry about it. People can think what they want, it no longer bothers me.

And I don't think someone would go out of their way to overly comment my work... I think it just effects people in the same ways... And they read others' comments, then write similarly.

 
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Reable_Hearted_Angel said...
Dec. 1, 2010 at 9:18 pm:
that really touched me i feel the same way. it least there is someone that understands.
 
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DakotaShadowThis 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...
Dec. 1, 2010 at 8:43 pm:
This is my life. for sho
 
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D_Beauty said...
Dec. 1, 2010 at 6:59 pm:
Wow, this was amazing. Breathtaking. Makes me think about some things. Keep writing!
 
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AlexisRivera015 said...
Dec. 1, 2010 at 6:53 pm:

this is just breathless

`read mine

im a newbie

lol

this is just amazing

 

 
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AnonyMiss said...
Dec. 1, 2010 at 5:07 pm:
this is so amazing....i love the overall tone and message because i personally can relate to every line
 
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OriginalCarbonation said...
Dec. 1, 2010 at 5:04 pm:

"get close, only to push it away" favorite line <3

i really liked the message of this poem, however i think the way it was conveyed stylistically and word choice isnt quite right. its lends the wrong tone to it, atleast that is my opnion. i suggest playing around with the same ideas and working to write another different one. because like i said, the message is very good and well thought out.

good work, keep it up! :)

 
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lyndz14 said...
Dec. 1, 2010 at 4:11 pm:
This poem was very realative.
 
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cali7flower said...
Dec. 1, 2010 at 4:09 pm:
I really appreciate how you captured the essence of love, and how so few things in this world do!  Nicely written.  Please check out some of my work when you get a chance.
 
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AV2010 said...
Dec. 1, 2010 at 2:32 pm:
I like the poem because it gives specific meaning to emotions like love.  Everyone at one point in their life can relate to this poem.
 
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LindzKate said...
Dec. 1, 2010 at 2:24 pm:

 

Nice! I know how you feel. I'm not in that situation, but the title drew me in. I have a crush in a video game character. Is that weird? Probably is. Sorry. Random. LOL

 
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Grandad Jim said...
Dec. 1, 2010 at 1:09 pm:
Too much "Me, me, me" in there. Get over yourself and notice somebody else.
 
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AliMallie said...
Nov. 30, 2010 at 11:25 pm:
God, I am so right there with you in my life right now. This is a well-crafted piece of literature, which is nice, but the fact that it has soul makes it exceptional. I hope you find that someone for you and I'll keep you in my prayers.
 
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BubbleWrapPops said...
Nov. 29, 2010 at 1:05 pm:
I love this poem! Its amazing! I know exactly how it feels to be in this position. Keep doing what your doing. You'll go far!!! =)
 
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phlogiston This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 24, 2010 at 10:11 pm:
Oh my gosh you put the words right in my mouth, and ever so beautifully. I loved the poem.
 
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MWolf9 said...
Nov. 24, 2010 at 8:07 pm:
I feel that way right now. If only dreams come true and if only the why it happened? is answered. Can one ever be happy?  Great poem..when someone else can relate it is written well. The emotions are as clear as day
 
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Manderine said...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 7:32 am:
i really like this poem it reminds me of my life
 
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a tearful poem said...
Nov. 12, 2010 at 11:34 am:
you don't have to be sad like this I wish I could help but I like it
 
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erin untied said...
Nov. 12, 2010 at 11:05 am:
good i like it a lot
 
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