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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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xBaByGiRrL22x said...
May 17, 2010 at 9:15 pm
incredible. luvv it. keep writingg
Egyptiangirl13 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 17, 2010 at 8:02 pm
this is great-keep writing
JessicaEralia said...
May 17, 2010 at 6:49 pm
that's freaking great. i've written things just like this, and reading it makes me feel better. (:
grasslova said...
May 17, 2010 at 4:55 pm
Thank you. That was nice to hear. :) Or rather, read. I feel your pain, hermana. I am in love with my best friend. But I keep pushing him away. It hurts. I am so confused, between wanting our friendship to continue and wanting a little dose of love--but the REAL love. Not the glamorized, Hollywood, supposedly "happily ever after" melodramatic feeling that people pass off as love. I too want the real deal. And it's true, you dont know what you've got, until it's gone. ;) Those words sti... (more »)
shelby16 replied...
May 19, 2010 at 10:39 am
i feel the same
allykat96 said...
May 17, 2010 at 3:03 pm

Beautiful.  It's hard to capture emotion like that, but you did it. Great job and keep it up.

                 <3, me


boodynitemre99 replied...
May 17, 2010 at 3:30 pm
Your poem was ealy great. you truly capture wha loveless people feel. :)
SOSaiXD This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 17, 2010 at 2:49 pm
I love this poem! It's so real, and I can completely relate. Amazing. (:
halfasianpersuasion said...
May 17, 2010 at 11:20 am
so easy to relate to. great topic. nobody usually likes to talk about their mistakes. only the mistakes of others, blaming it all on somebody else...
melone96 said...
May 14, 2010 at 6:48 pm
i understand how u feel. im in the exact same situation right now. keep writing! its amazing!
emma21495 said...
May 14, 2010 at 9:07 am
I loved this poem. I know exactly how you feel.
lunar_moon said...
May 13, 2010 at 10:41 pm
I am crying right now. All of my friends have boyfriends or have had them. All except me. What is the wors though is when someone says that they like you, but the only feeling that they have for you is pitty.
tinydancer_ said...
May 5, 2010 at 5:12 am
love it, I feel just like this. said...
May 4, 2010 at 11:18 am
wow, seriously this poem is very good. it can definitly relate to everyone & someone that feels the urge for love
irrara12 said...
May 3, 2010 at 3:33 pm
i like this its relle good and can relate to everyone
evrycloudyday7 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 1, 2010 at 10:00 pm
I can totally relate. This was so great!
young thug replied...
May 3, 2010 at 11:12 am
i like you poem it is realistic and you speek the truth
CrazySquid said...
Apr. 30, 2010 at 1:31 pm

love the ending "I want raw, unrelenting love."


MiSS JAy said...
Apr. 30, 2010 at 10:27 am
cutechick said...
Apr. 28, 2010 at 8:50 am
that was so sweet and to think of it it is hard to ge love but shot you need to keep your head held high
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