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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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emo_nerd951 said...
Apr. 9, 2010 at 6:19 pm
I love this poem sooo much!!!! Keep writing!!!!
emo_chick said...
Apr. 8, 2010 at 1:52 pm
this is so true... bravo
deshay21 said...
Apr. 7, 2010 at 5:56 pm
this is a great poem. I know what you mean.
punksnowboarder said...
Apr. 7, 2010 at 4:53 pm
that was great! i loved it. i know how you feel
always-sunshine said...
Apr. 6, 2010 at 12:51 pm
its great i loved it  
Shelly143 said...
Apr. 3, 2010 at 10:51 pm
this relates to my life,every word of it
HaleyH. said...
Apr. 3, 2010 at 6:02 pm
Awesome! I can definitely relate this to my life right now
CreativeScript said...
Apr. 3, 2010 at 3:38 pm



live.create16 said...
Apr. 3, 2010 at 1:02 pm
i love this! i can really relate to it (:
gothchk94 said...
Mar. 25, 2010 at 5:35 pm
Before you can be loved you must let your heart be dropped and beaten to become vulnerable is the first task love is a warrior and your heart must welcome this warrior must let the love conquer you and consume you until you can not take it any more, once you feel overwhelmed yet comfortable you will reach love
salamander254 said...
Mar. 22, 2010 at 9:13 pm
well your ability to write makes you lovable, but this is abeautiful poem, i adore it
Wolfie said...
Mar. 20, 2010 at 10:59 pm
I can so understand where you are coming from! Im sick of all the crap you see on tv how love is simple and planned for everyone. Also what do I do for love from another guess it is a question one must ask ones inner self, loved the poem!
yesimdarrian101 said...
Mar. 19, 2010 at 11:08 pm
wow, I can totally relate to what you are saying and think this is really beautiful in a demented kind of way(:
leah060309 said...
Mar. 19, 2010 at 12:21 pm
This is a WONDERFUL poem; i undertsnad it and i could relate to it!
wonderful job : )
Talia12 said...
Mar. 18, 2010 at 9:15 am
i totally get what ur saying...i, too, have somehow found away to push the people who loved me out of my life...u did awesome...keep uo the god work
ToxicsOwl This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 16, 2010 at 10:09 pm
I can seriously relate right now.
nicely done,I must say.
Venus_Queen said...
Mar. 15, 2010 at 10:45 am
I loved it! <3 i think it was really good. i use to feel that way til i found my true love.
Felicia said...
Mar. 13, 2010 at 10:38 pm
i love it this is just the poem i needed to read rite now. im so lost and just need someone to thold that i no woll never let go...thank you
naturelover123 said...
Mar. 13, 2010 at 6:14 pm
great job & I can relate to some of this
onevoice said...
Mar. 13, 2010 at 11:34 am
Thank you for this pure, bittersweet, true depiction of the search for love. Never change the goal, never mediocre.
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