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I have this friend,
This friend of mine,
I ask what's wrong,
She's says she's fine,

But I don't believe her,
She's not the same,
Not her old self,
It's such a shame,

She used to be,
Bright, happy and fun,
She would laugh and bounce,
And smile a ton,

But gone is the light,
Of her old happy smile,
And energy that,
Would go on for miles,

Nothing is left,
Of the person I know,
Why aren't they here?
And where did she go?

It's painful for me,
To sit by and watch,
When it's easy to see,
She needs me so much,

But when I reach out,
To answer her call,
She pushes me away,
And builds up a wall,

I cry, I beg, I plead,
Just let me in,
I care about you,
Because you're my friend.




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whateverjuliet said...
Apr. 11, 2011 at 8:19 pm:

that was sooooooooooo good, i loved how it flowed so beautifully!

 

 
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WhingsOfAnOutcast said...
Sept. 24, 2010 at 10:00 am:
This is really good. it reminds me so much of a friend I used to have. wonderful poem! X3
 
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nickykens This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 1, 2010 at 4:48 pm:
The poem itself, the words, were average, I think, but it captured the feeling really well.  So many people can relate, including myself.  Overall, I liked it.
 
delaney95 replied...
Aug. 1, 2010 at 11:34 pm :
Thanks, I never thought the words were anything special, I wrote this in the 6th grade
 
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rockbrook6 said...
Jan. 20, 2010 at 4:26 pm:
I can completely relate to this poem. I think I am the person the friend is trying to reach in this poem. I struggle with depression, and my friends is always trying to help me. It's tough for both people in that type of situation.
 
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ChasingWildFlowers said...
Nov. 21, 2009 at 1:45 pm:
This was really good, I know the feeling..
 
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hope said...
Sept. 12, 2009 at 5:59 pm:
this is grea, i'm really into sad poetry I think its great, keep writing
 
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MariaMarie This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 7, 2009 at 3:18 pm:
This is sad, I've felt this way involving a friend before too. I just always let her know i was there but stopped trying to push through that wall. She's not all the way better now but she is part way better.. It can be hard. You did a good job capturing it in this poem.
 
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Annisah T. said...
Sept. 6, 2009 at 3:47 pm:
wow that sad it feels like something is go on beond that wall they made that you need to help them
 
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HB S. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 5, 2009 at 9:38 pm:
WOW i totaly relate to that. Im going through the exact same thing
 
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