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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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Solo_DoloKidd said...
Jun. 30, 2010 at 6:53 am:
i understand you, coming from the same huge hot city....that you can never get too much of...including love
 
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polyprincess16 said...
Jun. 29, 2010 at 4:32 pm:
wow this was awesome & very relatable...i am always reading books or watching movies and it makes love seem so easy & im always daydreaming of having the same thing they show in hollywood
 
Dancer7 replied...
Jun. 30, 2010 at 4:23 pm :
i totally agree wit u
 
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just-a-joy said...
Jun. 24, 2010 at 1:00 pm:
i understand what your talking about the waiting an the hoping
 
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BABe724 said...
Jun. 23, 2010 at 4:16 pm:
i can totally relate. i keep reading books and, seeing movies about this unending love that can get you through anything. i mean who wouldnt want that?  
 
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tweety1ofakind said...
Jun. 20, 2010 at 8:04 pm:
geez that was so deep !! you are amazing !! i can completely relate to this !!
 
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ShytoyaB said...
Jun. 18, 2010 at 8:20 pm:
i completely love this poem...your a great writer
 
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ShenelleCrystalx3 said...
Jun. 18, 2010 at 11:21 am:

That was so good ! Amazing writer ! Don't ever stop :)

Please come and check out my poems [comment or rate] Thank u ♥

 
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forgottenpenname This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 16, 2010 at 8:46 pm:
Absolutely gorgeous!
 
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Nanner said...
Jun. 10, 2010 at 1:35 pm:
I love this poem, and how you made it so easy for anyone to relate to. Don't worry, God has someone special in store for you! In the meantime, keep writing! :)
 
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inspir3d This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 8, 2010 at 9:29 pm:
i can identify with this SO MUCH!!!!! this is a perfect blend of poetry and prose and you can really feel the emotion. My fav line was "can someone remove this defective sign from my forehead/and replace it with a kiss." Great work!! Check out some of mine?
 
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Brooklynn said...
Jun. 8, 2010 at 9:26 pm:
great job!!! i really liked it and it makes so much sense! i loved it and you should def keep writing bc you have some major talent!
 
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Alexis7674 said...
Jun. 8, 2010 at 8:51 pm:
that was an amazingly good poem
 
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Joyful_angel said...
Jun. 8, 2010 at 8:40 pm:

wow! this poem is really deep!

i really like it!~ you did really good

keep writting. if you can, can you check out some of my poems???

great job~

 
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kms777 said...
Jun. 8, 2010 at 6:11 pm:
deep thats pretty much all i can say anyone could relate to that because its so true. i hope you'll read some of mine and give me tips how to make mine that way
 
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blacknsexy360 said...
Jun. 8, 2010 at 5:37 pm:
THIS WAS SO DEEP!!!I FFEL THIS WAY SOMETIMES TOO!LOVED IT
 
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ChocolateBliss said...
Jun. 7, 2010 at 10:30 am:
wow!..i love this..so real so true.
 
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buggzbunnie said...
Jun. 5, 2010 at 11:53 am:
i feel the same way we see all these movies and read all these books about happy endings but really i dnt think there is a such thing as happy endings
 
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Giggles94 said...
Jun. 1, 2010 at 12:29 pm:
I like the part where it says "Girl meets boy Girl messes up Boy forgives girl Happily Ever After" It's A LOT like my poem. Over all great poem I liked it. Don't worry God has someone for you, you just gotta be PATIENT! It's hard but it will be worth it in the end.
 
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xRAWRxgiggles256 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 27, 2010 at 9:59 pm:
wow, it really made me think some things over.... very thought provoking! i applaud =)
 
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