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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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Tankmurdof said...
Oct. 1, 2010 at 11:50 am:
This poem makes me feel better about a lot of things
 
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Kururu966 said...
Oct. 1, 2010 at 11:40 am:
This poem was perfect I read it many times.
 
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Ally-Angel-Eyes said...
Sept. 28, 2010 at 3:41 pm:
Everything about this poem is perfect. I love it. :)
 
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footballguy19 said...
Sept. 26, 2010 at 10:05 pm:
i have been without love for a very long time and when i read this i realized that there is still hope
 
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Emmaleigh said...
Sept. 26, 2010 at 5:40 pm:
This is so pretty! and so ture. i love how it leaves and effect on you, and it's relatable. Nice work
 
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nickieeeexd said...
Sept. 26, 2010 at 4:59 pm:
more like girl meets boy, boy messes up </3
 
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BrokenInnocence said...
Sept. 26, 2010 at 2:34 pm:
totaly relatable an very well written
 
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LunaWingsFlyAway said...
Sept. 22, 2010 at 6:00 pm:
LOVEEEEEEEEEEE it.....its soo relatable.....i love the ending line....and lemme tell u...i soo know wat u mean....trust me..lol...i love how brutally honest it is....and it flows nicely...
 
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MattsGurl said...
Sept. 15, 2010 at 2:55 pm:
I can relate to it very well!!! GREAT JOB
 
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2 pretty said...
Sept. 13, 2010 at 7:45 am:
I liked this peom because their were many people who could relate to this poem. and felt this way at one point of time.
 
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Toni M. said...
Sept. 12, 2010 at 8:06 pm:
I LIKE THIS I FELL THE SAME WAY
 
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blondnbrilliant This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 8, 2010 at 8:54 pm:
I liked it, because it seems easy to relate to, and yet, everyone had something different on their mind as they read through it. Loved every line <3
 
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Jellybean9898 said...
Sept. 4, 2010 at 7:11 pm:
wow, this was really, just brutally honest.  i enjoyed it.  check out my work?
 
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sammyjanee This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 4, 2010 at 6:37 pm:
It's funny how at the end you say "Who else in the world could need love like i need love?" Yet everyone who has commented can relate. I loved it!
 
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IamtheStargirl said...
Sept. 4, 2010 at 11:24 am:

This feels like me to a t. Help.

Nice poem!

 
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Ally-Angel-Eyes said...
Sept. 4, 2010 at 10:31 am:
I love this. I can tell it really came from the heart. Great job. :}
 
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mimirocks124This 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...
Sept. 4, 2010 at 10:30 am:
can totally relate. like so much. love <3333333
 
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the_real_reggie_rocket said...
Sept. 3, 2010 at 7:42 am:
At one point in my life, I felt this way. 100%. But then I stopped and looked at the bigger picture. The reason why I couldnt find love was because I wouldnt let myself. I had convinced myself that I wasnt capable of loving, so I set myself up for failure in every relationship I had embarked on. Just recently I came to my senses and stopped feeling like this. Now Im happy in my relationship of a year and a half, and I can only thank myself for being happy. Make yourself happy first, then add a b... (more »)
 
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Bae12 said...
Sept. 2, 2010 at 6:18 pm:
love it love it love it!. . . I'm like the millionth person to comment that , but it is what it is. .  straight talent :)
 
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Jones said...
Sept. 1, 2010 at 7:29 am:
I Feel ya! nice job! very touching!!! heart warming
 
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