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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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 :(
kittyBoo 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




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...
krisssss This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 5, 2011 at 9:48 am
I think everyone out there can relate to this poem!  Awesome job expressing it :)
lab96 said...
Jan. 29, 2011 at 8:29 pm
I love this poem! It reminds me of a poem I wrote awhile ago, seeing as all my poems are based on my love life and how I'm feeling. Keep up the good work!
jade-lynn15 said...
Jan. 24, 2011 at 10:06 am
So true! This was a great poem and I can definitely relate.
limelove replied...
Jan. 24, 2011 at 9:41 pm

Me too the same thing.


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