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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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forgottenpennameThis 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...
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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demetria said...
May 27, 2010 at 5:09 pm:
FINALLY! this is very good compared to some of the stuff that is on here. some of your lines were very eye catching and pleasing to the tongue to say. your choice of words showed good use of vocabulary. standing ovation!
 
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aakel said...
May 25, 2010 at 10:20 am:
Great job! 
 
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chellebby123 said...
May 24, 2010 at 8:14 pm:
this poem is so great, i's happy that im not the only one feeling this way.
 
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anthony s said...
May 24, 2010 at 12:40 pm:
i really dislike this poem and i don't like what you said, but i respect your opinion
 
demetria replied...
May 27, 2010 at 5:12 pm :

you dislike this poem?

then obviously you haven't seen half the stuff that people post on this site.

do me a favor take 10 minutes--no--5 minutes and actually read some of the things that people have written...then come back and read this..if you still feel the same then something must be wrong.

but then again you are intitled to your opinion so......whatever.

 
Farrell S. replied...
Jun. 8, 2010 at 4:07 pm :
Eh, I don't know about that. Fairy tale endings are pleasing to read about. They suit the imagination and allow people to feel things they wouldn't be able to feel in the real world. This poem just speaks the truth of reality. I did enjoy this poem but i like the fairy tales as well. 
 
carijoy replied...
Jun. 9, 2010 at 8:05 pm :

Thank you all for your thoughts. :)

Anthony, thank you for respecting my opinion, but being honest in yours. I want to know more about why you don't like it... because you really weren't specific.

Demetria, thank you for sticking up for me. That was sweet. :)

Farrell, I completely agree. I LOVE fairy tale endings, they are definitely an escape and an enjoyment, but I wish I was raised around more reality too. I'm not saying that I don't believe in happy endings but... (more »)

 
Fuh-rel replied...
Jun. 14, 2010 at 12:32 pm :
no i completely agree, i wish that people were more realistic about love especially teenagers. Most of them think that the person they have been dating for a month there going to marry and that they are completely in love with and its ridiculous. NOt saying that you ant have strong feelings for someone when you are young because you can
 
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