Facebook MAG

March 27, 2009
By Jo-Dean Seymour BRONZE, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jo-Dean Seymour BRONZE, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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I see that it's easier for you
To write on my wall rather than
Talk to me face to face.
It's easier for you to flirt and chat and poke and
Find out where I've been and
Where I'm going and
Who I'm talking to.
This way you can look at
My photos, my videos, my comments,
Look at them all
And I will never know what
You saw.
You do this because it's easier for
You.
But it's easier for me too.
Maybe I don't want to see your
Face, your real face,
Or look at you.
Maybe I don't want to do something
As simple as pick up the phone and give
You a call.
Or even a text.
Or maybe I'm just bitter because
You chat with several girls at a time
But never get back to me First
Or Last.
I'm lumped in the middle of your
Facebook Flirting.
And sometimes it hurts.
All because it's easier for you.
And me.


The author's comments:
This is a poem about facebook. It's not meant to be funny, but it certainly could be. I sort of envision it as spoken word, so try saying it out loud if you have the chance.

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on Aug. 4 2011 at 5:26 pm
HannSawyer15 BRONZE, North Brunswick, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"I say... lets speak it. Lets fight it. Lets write it. There's nothing to hold on to if it's already gone."

I love this. And I'm also a very big fan of spoken word and I can really see somebody doing this! Great job!

on Dec. 6 2010 at 1:29 pm
hahahFOREVER BRONZE, Carrollton, Texas
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This is so tureee.

on Sep. 30 2010 at 12:39 pm
Taylorrrrr SILVER, Plantsville, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
its hard to keep a secret if its written all over your body,

I agree with this. I have the same problam with this boy. I didnt know someone else had the same like problam as me. But good job :D

Aliah said...
on Sep. 30 2010 at 8:39 am
this is so true.... it actualy happens, & quite often.... i myself have been in a situation like this :P

on Oct. 8 2009 at 3:17 pm
Sorry, above i meant to say "too much poetry."

on Oct. 8 2009 at 3:17 pm
I really love this. I usually don't read too poetry but I saw this in the magazine and I thought it was great. Congrats.


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