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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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lyndz14 said...
Dec. 1, 2010 at 4:11 pm
This poem was very realative.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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

 
Grandad Jim said...
Dec. 1, 2010 at 1:09 pm
Too much "Me, me, me" in there. Get over yourself and notice somebody else.
 
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.
 
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!!! =)
 
phlogistonThis 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. 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.
 
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
 
Manderine said...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 7:32 am
i really like this poem it reminds me of my life
 
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
 
erin untied said...
Nov. 12, 2010 at 11:05 am
good i like it a lot
 
haitian beauty said...
Nov. 10, 2010 at 12:54 pm
loved the poem reminded me of how i use to feel with out love been their befor now bless with an amazing man of god keep up the good work write ur heart out sweetie love it
 
Izabella S. said...
Nov. 9, 2010 at 8:08 pm
wow this is lik me for sure cuz i need lovve cuz my bf just dumped me cuz our relantionship was confusing!!!
 
Izabella S. said...
Nov. 9, 2010 at 8:07 pm
Izabella-aka-izzy-aka-bella-aka-aly is my name so deal wit it sucka!!!!!
 
Cathys26 said...
Nov. 9, 2010 at 5:37 pm

This me all over.

And your poem is lovely.

 
marmar18 said...
Nov. 9, 2010 at 1:18 pm
i like it.
 
FischerKing said...
Nov. 9, 2010 at 1:16 pm
Really like this yo(:
 
Natasha M. said...
Nov. 9, 2010 at 9:37 am
i enjoyed it. :) good luck on the love thing.
 
pencils_4_hands This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 6, 2010 at 6:39 pm
wow.. story of my life :)
 
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