Need Love?

December 31, 2008
By carijoy SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
carijoy SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
8 articles 24 photos 51 comments

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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Brinikins said...
on Feb. 13 2014 at 9:32 am
Brinikins, Peoria, Arizona
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This is so true about the world. We all need a little more love as the world is getting worse. Wonderful!!

hiiiii said...
on Feb. 12 2014 at 12:20 pm
hiiiii, Peoria, Arizona
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this poem is really good and shows the importance of being loved.

Briipeaaa said...
on Feb. 10 2014 at 11:48 am
You are incredily talented; I could feel the emotion leaking through the words. Good job! :)

on Nov. 12 2013 at 10:55 am
MichealMulkey SILVER, Easley, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"The thing about music is that, when it hits you, you feel no pain"
-Bob Marley

Most of these simple poems that may or may not be low quality recieve so many comments because they are highly controversial topics world wide. weather or not you believe this poem was produced with proper "craftmanship" or "creativity" and "originality", this writer's objective was to reach readers and others that have either felt this pain and conflict or can relate to this type of situation. simply put, I believe this was very succesful. Good job kid.

on Oct. 31 2013 at 9:03 am
ScorpioBabii BRONZE, Marks, Mississippi
2 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love is a battlefield."

That is very deep with emotion. I know how it feels to want somebody to miss and to know when it's gone. But luckily I found someone that I can miss and I will never know when he is gone.  

on Oct. 5 2013 at 1:01 pm
micshea99 PLATINUM, Matthews, North Carolina
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Love this! You're not alone(:

jtorres5348 said...
on Oct. 4 2013 at 3:17 pm
You are really good at writing,

on Sep. 20 2013 at 3:23 pm
xxilybaexx SILVER, Inkster, Michigan
8 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Even though you'd hurt my feelings, I'd still forgive you. Even if you don't love me, I'd still reach my hand to you. Even if you're gone, I'd still wait for you. Even if you break my heart, I'd still say, I love you."

This is absolutely beautiful, and i feel your pain.... You are an amazing writer.... keep it up :)  

Kat127 SILVER said...
on Aug. 21 2013 at 4:21 pm
Kat127 SILVER, East Northport, New York
7 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Sometimes you have to let people go, in order to realize how much you love them"

I could really relate to what you were feeling and the way you put it into words is beautiful. You are very talented, keep up the good work! 

on Jul. 31 2013 at 10:20 pm
writefearless SILVER, Manila, Other
8 articles 0 photos 48 comments

Favorite Quote:
scare your fear before it scares you.

i so love this. the rhetorical questions make it very powerful. plus i can feel the emotion of the persona. beautiful :)

on Jul. 17 2013 at 3:08 pm
Bluetooth13 SILVER, A Town In, Texas
8 articles 0 photos 46 comments

Favorite Quote:
To play a wrong note is insignificant, to play without passion is inexcusable.

~ Ludwig van Beethoven

Good job! :) please check out my work? (:

on Jul. 3 2013 at 11:10 am
MusicIsLife1 GOLD, Bridgeport, West Virginia
17 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
"You put the music in my heart." Asking Alexandria

This is amazing!! That`ss all i can say.. Keep up the great work(: I mean it.

MMOON PLATINUM said...
on Jun. 19 2013 at 7:25 pm
MMOON PLATINUM, Bellingham, Washington
26 articles 1 photo 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Sop being afriad of what could go wrong. Start being positive about what could go right"
I also have another "Loving someone is like hugging a cactus. The harder you hold the more it hurts"

Wow.!!! I can totally relate to this poem and know exactly how you feel. Keep up the good work! And PLEASE look at my poems and PLEASE comment!

lacee.828 GOLD said...
on Jun. 7 2013 at 11:34 am
lacee.828 GOLD, Schertz, Texas
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this is really good. keep it up :)

on Oct. 13 2012 at 7:07 pm
WriterGirl1197 SILVER, Hamden, Connecticut
6 articles 0 photos 19 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing."-Socrates

Absolutley right! This poem speaks the truth! Its beautifully written as well. Keep up the good work! -Writergirl1197

on Sep. 21 2012 at 8:47 pm
KoolPixie3232 BRONZE, Westville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Plan for the worst and hope for the best
Heres a riddle:
It is what it is
but it can't be what it already has been
and couldn't have been what it will be.
What is it?

This is really cool, and very beautiful i really feel for you and i can really relate to you. i hope you find this perfect love. and i hope you stay this deep. - Pixie

Nessa13 GOLD said...
on Sep. 21 2012 at 9:09 am
Nessa13 GOLD, Charlestown, Indiana
18 articles 0 photos 109 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love, but never fall in love, because things that fall get broken"
-Taylor Swift

okay, so I like this, but it doesn't really spek to me as a peom...it speaks to me more as a...entry?? It's really good and powerful, but...yeah! Good job though!!!!<3

_Optimistic said...
on Sep. 16 2012 at 1:49 pm
_Optimistic, Place, Washington
0 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
Its easy to be tough but its harder to be strong. . .

This realy spoke to me. I feel this way all the time. Thank you for this .

on Aug. 30 2012 at 11:22 pm
Basya44 PLATINUM, Brighton, Massachusetts
36 articles 1 photo 77 comments
I think this poem portrays a feelings that a lot of people can relate to, but it's a little bit of a diary entry- you are pouring out your heart. It would be better if you coul send a message to the audience as well, or make them think more. Great job! I would love to hear your feedback on my poetry- it is very different from yours. Thanks for sharing:)

GingerRay said...
on Aug. 30 2012 at 11:13 am
  I completely understand what you are interpreting in this poem. It’s the raw truth that so many of us deny we really need and want. I wish to read more of your work my fellow poet.


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