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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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smile123 said...
Sept. 13, 2011 at 8:56 pm:
its hard to belive wat u see in movies becuz its acting. all thought out in there mind and then written onto paper. they do something every1 can belive in or have had an close expereance to what they have written
 
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MiaCaroline said...
Sept. 13, 2011 at 7:29 pm:
:O I love it!
 
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Nerdy said...
Sept. 13, 2011 at 7:25 pm:
i love this poem its really good
 
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LazyDaisyLovesYou said...
Sept. 13, 2011 at 4:34 pm:
Awesone job! I know how you feel. I need love too! :) Keep writing!
 
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Shortiie16 said...
Sept. 13, 2011 at 3:45 pm:
This is by far one of the best poems I've read so far,. Keep up with the good work.
 
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Anita said...
Sept. 13, 2011 at 11:57 am:
Awwe that's sad sometimes we love but aren't loved sweet poem Loved it!!!!!!!!
 
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Karen kidds said...
Sept. 13, 2011 at 11:57 am:
This Is A Good Poem It Has A Deep Thought.It Makes You Feel What It's Saying! It has emotion
 
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lili said...
Sept. 13, 2011 at 10:15 am:
i need some lovin!!
 
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literateViolet said...
Sept. 13, 2011 at 9:28 am:
great poem love is such a cotradiction and at times i feel like this too this is now one of my fav poems oh love why cant you be easy to obtain
 
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its.just.kc said...
Aug. 22, 2011 at 6:38 pm:
Wow, fantastic. I think almost EVERYONE feels like that once in awhile! Love it!!
 
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marissa87 said...
Jul. 31, 2011 at 6:50 pm:
wow. its like you knew exactly what is going on in my head. you put in down in writing. it unmastakably beautiful words. i cnat express how much i love this poem. i think it is fantastic.
 
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Muzee3 said...
Jul. 31, 2011 at 7:25 am:
>>>Wanting love, not being planned or create a thought to love. But, wanting love, happening to get a new feeling
 
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Julez1D1 said...
Jul. 29, 2011 at 12:33 pm:
You pretty much spoke my thoughts. (:
 
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polyprincess16 said...
Jul. 9, 2011 at 11:36 pm:
I love this. So many people can relate to it, and that's why this so easily pulls at our heartstrings..
 
willumarryme replied...
Jul. 16, 2011 at 5:12 pm :
how can u relate to this
 
CarpeDiem96 replied...
Jul. 17, 2011 at 3:53 pm :
? Your username is "willumarryme". You clearly have some love issues too.
 
polyprincess16 replied...
Jul. 21, 2011 at 3:05 pm :
I can relate to the need for a pure love that you can never seem to find, and the sadness that comes with not having that kind of love...
 
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Pancakes said...
Jul. 9, 2011 at 2:52 pm:
love is an unconcerable feeling and hard to come by but when  you get it you will know.
 
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poetface said...
Jul. 9, 2011 at 2:50 pm:
Awesome! I felt like it pulled the words right from my head. I've asked myself the same questions. I LOVE THIS
 
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kbrown said...
Jul. 9, 2011 at 8:11 am:
Love what need of it to pass time.. no just the need of feeling ever so deeply.. not love the word is used to much to mean anything
 
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