Hopeless Splendor

March 7, 2009
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The beginning moments are moments of fear.
Moments of doubts and questions.

And then it works.

His hand touches yours, and butterflies take over your stomach.
His kisses bring you happiness in its most immense form.
Thoughts of him become an underlying silence.

For it is not a process we can control.
But instead an event we can only hopelessly experience.
We half-heartedly try and find beauty inside another person.
And when we see something we can relate to, something we're willing to trust,
We have no other choice but to fall in love with its simplicity and splendor.
We are so willing to put our hope into something so unsure.

And when let down, we seem so amazed.

Then comes the point of failure.
When all our fears have been assured, and all our hopes trampled.
You're broken to pieces, but somehow you still go on.
We look back and realize that it all seemed to happen in a split second,
While we looked on, hopelessly, just steps away.

And in the end, we always learn to be true to ourselves.

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ninja17 said...
Dec. 7, 2011 at 9:12 pm
I love this. I can relate to it right now. You are a truley talented writer. I can't wait to read more from you!(: 
whitetiger303 said...
Oct. 18, 2011 at 12:50 pm

I've had that happen. I've been in love twice in my life so far. Eventually i learned some guys are just jerks.


Ocean&&Sun said...
Jul. 6, 2011 at 12:11 pm
Beautiful, just beautiful! Good job! Your truly have a talent!:)
Shadowrider said...
Jun. 14, 2011 at 8:06 pm
bubblyblonde57 said...
Nov. 28, 2010 at 2:00 pm
that was amazing i read your other poem and you are so incredibly good at writing poetry i wish that i could write poems like that wow.
Jakethesnake said...
Nov. 6, 2010 at 7:17 am
Wow. I just read your  Child Soldier piece, and now this? amazing. I wish that I was able to write poems like that.
hrf1434 said...
Sept. 23, 2010 at 3:45 pm

we dont always learn sometimes we cant


Maigz.xx said...
Mar. 9, 2010 at 3:26 am
Again. this amazes me. your work is so true. and both peices I can relate to!
You have become an inspiration to me. You've made my day, or may i say night :)
stella said...
Oct. 6, 2009 at 1:25 pm
This is a great pome. Keep up the good work
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