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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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 :)
CherokeeDoggette said...
Nov. 5, 2010 at 1:28 pm
i love this and i can really relate... i hope you find that love...
wind.and.rain.again said...
Nov. 3, 2010 at 7:33 pm
this seems so raw and from the heart in the best sense. i think its partly the media that sets us up to think only of things and money and then we feel empty because we are measuring ourselves in thing and money and have no room for love. thanks for writing such a great poem
Rox18 said...
Oct. 25, 2010 at 5:17 pm
liked this poem. you can tell this came straight from the honest heart. "epitome of my life" perfect words to desribe. awesome poem:]
-Rain- said...
Oct. 24, 2010 at 9:31 pm
I compeltely feel you here. I was recently kicked out of my house. Everything I had taken awaay by my own parents. Shown no love or mercey, just thrown into the unforgiveing world with nothing ant the age of 17. There is no love for me.
wind.and.rain.again replied...
Nov. 3, 2010 at 7:29 pm
i cant imagine what your going through right now if you are still in this situation, but i sincerely hope that you find love somewhere out there in the world. i know its corny but it always comes if u let it
Duane replied...
Apr. 11, 2011 at 10:24 am
I understand wat you are going though man just keep your head up and just have faith in your self I am in the same situation right now 
Michelle24 said...
Oct. 21, 2010 at 10:00 pm
This is my life in poetry form. Beautiful and hitting every point that I'm sure a ton of us feel. I love it. 100%!
Sophie H. replied...
Nov. 9, 2010 at 6:58 pm
same here!
freebird This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 18, 2010 at 7:52 pm
amen. this is me in poetry form, you really connected with the readers! thank you for this, and amazing work.
victoria said...
Oct. 18, 2010 at 12:05 pm
that is wrighit a grl needs love and u r righit
fob-fan5 said...
Oct. 17, 2010 at 12:07 am
i can really connect with this because i've felt this hurt in fact i am right now :( good luke great writing
Natarita said...
Oct. 15, 2010 at 1:45 am
I would have to say quite moving, it's good to know someone else longs for love. you think it would be simple, right? I really like this piece :)
Carnisha_Tassin said...
Oct. 14, 2010 at 1:58 pm
I like it. I can really relate to it.
TimmothyMark said...
Oct. 13, 2010 at 12:19 pm
I know how you feel man. Women dislike me only because I'm not cute. They pass right on by the fact that I'm faithful, loving, straight A student, and one of the friendliest people you'll ever meet. They seem to only care about his looks.
Imma_Be_Amazing said...
Oct. 11, 2010 at 12:15 pm
This is totally true if you dont let yourself love then how will you find it?
mrzx.daniels replied...
Oct. 18, 2010 at 12:02 pm
i kno thats right cause i am in luv wit someone know and we got alot of hataz out hur so try to keep yo man
apurplechick said...
Oct. 8, 2010 at 8:24 am
this is really cool i feel this way sometimes
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