Need Love?

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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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Marlyre This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 13, 2010 at 9:50 pm
you were able to capture my exact same feelings, great rhyme scheme and use of rhetorical queries... reads some of mine perchance?
ReenSmiley replied...
Aug. 24, 2010 at 7:09 am
It's good. Nice work.
olican16 said...
Aug. 13, 2010 at 9:58 am
all i have to say is this is amazing and i love it great ob!!
kamarin said...
Aug. 7, 2010 at 11:08 pm
very relatable it was amazing
Marissa232 said...
Aug. 6, 2010 at 11:56 pm
Very nice.
shootingdreams said...
Aug. 6, 2010 at 9:04 am
I agree! i need love. *sigh.
DifferentTeen said...
Aug. 3, 2010 at 2:05 pm
I loved this, amazing. Keep it up. ;D
christin.bass said...
Aug. 1, 2010 at 11:55 pm
This took my breathe away. Your work is absolutely amazing, i could everything, every word it was inspiring.
bbygurl21 said...
Aug. 1, 2010 at 11:04 am
i love this poem so much.
Inevitable_Anxiety said...
Jul. 30, 2010 at 9:57 pm
Really gorgeous poem. It's something I could relate to myself but never put in words, and I love your choice of words. I really enjoyed reading it. Hope more is to come. 
shreya756 said...
Jul. 30, 2010 at 12:48 pm
 I love it. I can so connect with this. You've done a fabulous job. It's AMAZING! 
SilverLuna said...
Jul. 27, 2010 at 7:22 pm
This is amazing, I could really connect to the message. Great job!
wild18 said...
Jul. 25, 2010 at 9:42 pm

this is really, really good. 

5 stars! :) 

chocolatkiss1013 said...
Jul. 24, 2010 at 12:54 am
I really loved your poem its relatable
gutairgirl said...
Jul. 23, 2010 at 5:44 pm
dude its like your reading my thoughts!i mean i must have written a bazzilion poems like this but you said it soooooo perfectly!!!! keep up the good work!
sambam said...
Jul. 22, 2010 at 9:53 pm

this was really nice, i liked it. very realistic and it portreyed how unrelenting the idea of a fairytale ending can really be


sambam replied...
Jul. 22, 2010 at 9:54 pm
Meganlovesvogue said...
Jul. 22, 2010 at 9:38 pm
Very nice poem, reminds me of poems I've written. Keep up the writing.
Della9 said...
Jul. 22, 2010 at 8:06 pm
yea, I feel the same way, by the way, I like it :)
GirlBehindTheMask said...
Jul. 22, 2010 at 2:57 pm
I love this, it's amazing :)
BlackXxXKisses said...
Jul. 22, 2010 at 9:51 am
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