Need Love?

December 31, 2008
By carijoy SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
carijoy SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
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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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SallyW. BRONZE said...
on Aug. 3 2016 at 12:43 pm
SallyW. BRONZE, Atlanta, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"There's no point in being an adult if you can't act childish sometimes." - Doctor Who, The 4th Doctor.

Nice! I love how you can write without needing it to rhyme. Go check out my poem, please. It's the first one I've posted. TeenInk.com/poetry/all/article/909069/The-Peasant-Boy/

AlyssaCascos said...
on Jul. 9 2016 at 12:06 am
AlyssaCascos, Vista, California
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Love this poem! Amazing and very relatable!

on Jun. 17 2016 at 10:44 pm
Della1919 BRONZE, Chongqing, Other
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and what's its beautiful?

on Jun. 17 2016 at 10:42 pm
Della1919 BRONZE, Chongqing, Other
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lovely poem.your poem made me read aloud.

on Jun. 17 2016 at 9:33 am
writergirl144 SILVER, Bedford, Massachusetts
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You put what I think about into words! Lovely poem.

on Jun. 10 2016 at 2:33 am
slytherinborn BRONZE, Shepherdsville, Kentucky
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This is a beautiful poem. True, love should be raw and unrelenting. I couldn't think of a better way to describe it. Simply marvelous!

on May. 5 2016 at 1:33 pm
IndigoWaltz PLATINUM, Newport Beach, California
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Favorite Quote:
"A witty quote proves nothing"
-Voltaire

Haha you have a point... I guess I was too fired up while writing the response to spell even a word s simple as site... I dont mean to be harsh I just dont relate nor get any feeling out of this poem and impulsively I spoke my mind.

on May. 4 2016 at 3:52 pm
dont.cry.little.girl. SILVER, Ooltewah, Tennessee
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Beautiful. The abstract nature of the poem perfectly matches that of the topic of love itself. A meaningful piece.

haley37 BRONZE said...
on May. 4 2016 at 1:03 pm
haley37 BRONZE, New Kent, Virginia
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That is a beautiful poem!

on May. 4 2016 at 10:53 am
Skatergirl152 BRONZE, New Kent, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
The happiest people don't always have the best of of everything, they just make the best of everything!!

sorry check

on May. 4 2016 at 10:51 am
Skatergirl152 BRONZE, New Kent, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
The happiest people don't always have the best of of everything, they just make the best of everything!!

1. Don't make fun of someone else work look at you the word site is spelled s-i-t-e so before you judge someones work chek your spelling

on May. 4 2016 at 10:46 am
Skatergirl152 BRONZE, New Kent, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
The happiest people don't always have the best of of everything, they just make the best of everything!!

no its not its beautiful

on May. 2 2016 at 9:48 pm
IndigoWaltz PLATINUM, Newport Beach, California
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Favorite Quote:
"A witty quote proves nothing"
-Voltaire

Well this is a mess of a poem if you can call it that.

on May. 2 2016 at 9:48 pm
IndigoWaltz PLATINUM, Newport Beach, California
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Favorite Quote:
"A witty quote proves nothing"
-Voltaire

I disagree. I feel like, although relatable, this poem has been done far too many times to be anything special. Why write what others have written countless times. I can relate to the general message, but i still cannot accept that this "poem" is #1 on teen ink. Ill find a better sight for my work.

on Apr. 17 2016 at 10:53 pm
ambivalent GOLD, West Bend, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. the worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. [sylvia plath]

poetry doesn't need to :D

on Apr. 1 2016 at 12:08 pm
bootypopper23,
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it doesnt rhyme

on Mar. 21 2016 at 10:22 pm
What are you trying to say in this poem?

Edubs SILVER said...
on Mar. 21 2016 at 9:35 pm
Edubs SILVER, West Jordan, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"But there's a hope waiting for you in the dark, you should know you're beautiful just the way you are. And you don't have to change a thing the world could change its heart. No scars to your beautiful, we're stars and we're beautiful." - Alessia

Let's just take a moment to acknowledge that someone has finally put this into words.

on Mar. 21 2016 at 3:59 pm
mads1827 BRONZE, West Chazy, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Be who you are, not what you feel because those who mind don't matter, And those who matter don't mind.



-Dr. Suess

you just said exactly how I have felt for the longest time

harthur57 said...
on Feb. 22 2016 at 11:07 pm
This is very relatable and is very powerful as well. I enjoyed this poem.


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