"I Promise."

September 21, 2009
By carlytracz PLATINUM, Manhattan, Kansas
carlytracz PLATINUM, Manhattan, Kansas
21 articles 1 photo 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We allow ourselves to dream without fear of how impossible it may seem." -Z.H.
"Anything other than yes is no. Anything other than stay is go. Anything less than 'I love you.' is lying." -John Mayer.


I wrote your promise on my hand.
I hope it lasts.
I hope it stands.

And if somehow I lose my way,
I'll check my hand
and be okay.

When I wrote your promise
on my hand,
I wished it'd last.
I thought it'd stand.

Yet oddly now,
it's rinsed away.
But you're still here.
I'll be okay.

And don't you worry.
It helped me out.
More than you know.
Without one doubt.

The author's comments:
This was inspired by a really good friend of mine, who's been there through the worst. I don't know what I'd do without him, and I'm so glad I met him.

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foshomoe said...
on Oct. 8 2009 at 5:46 pm
Carly this was amazing, you know who I am hopefully :) You are one of the coolest (and greatest) writers I've ever come across so keep it up!

Coribeth said...
on Oct. 7 2009 at 10:25 pm
OMG!!!! Carly this is amazing!!! I know I totally just told you this via facebook....but its true, and I thought you might like some proof connected to the actual poem...THIS IS AMAZING!!!

on Oct. 7 2009 at 12:01 pm
KaraTaylor DIAMOND, Neptune, New Jersey
81 articles 17 photos 84 comments

Favorite Quote:
"life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments"

"experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes."

"be as you wish to seem."

"it's better to be hated for what you are, than to be loved for what you are not."

thank you thank you. none of my friends have a name here so i am alone lol. i just want to get my work out there. see if maybe it could get me somewhere...

on Oct. 6 2009 at 9:40 pm
carlytracz PLATINUM, Manhattan, Kansas
21 articles 1 photo 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We allow ourselves to dream without fear of how impossible it may seem." -Z.H.
"Anything other than yes is no. Anything other than stay is go. Anything less than 'I love you.' is lying." -John Mayer.

Thank you so much! You have no idea what that means to me. :)

And omgsh I know what you mean by taking forever. I put this poem in like, a month ago and it got published yesterday. haha I have a bunch more waiting too. But tell me when yours are out, and I'll read em!! :)

on Oct. 6 2009 at 7:42 pm
KaraTaylor DIAMOND, Neptune, New Jersey
81 articles 17 photos 84 comments

Favorite Quote:
"life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments"

"experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes."

"be as you wish to seem."

"it's better to be hated for what you are, than to be loved for what you are not."

true. i love it no matter what. i can relate to it. i want people to be able to relate to my poems (as soon as they get accepted. i have like 10 waiting lol)

on Oct. 6 2009 at 7:41 pm
KaraTaylor DIAMOND, Neptune, New Jersey
81 articles 17 photos 84 comments

Favorite Quote:
"life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments"

"experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes."

"be as you wish to seem."

"it's better to be hated for what you are, than to be loved for what you are not."

well no matter what you did, it is great. i find a deep meaning in it. a lot i can relate to and that is something i wish i could bring across to my readers (as soon as i have some! this takes awhile to get accepted. i have like 10 poems waiting!!)

on Oct. 6 2009 at 3:12 pm
carlytracz PLATINUM, Manhattan, Kansas
21 articles 1 photo 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We allow ourselves to dream without fear of how impossible it may seem." -Z.H.
"Anything other than yes is no. Anything other than stay is go. Anything less than 'I love you.' is lying." -John Mayer.

Thanks!! I thought about making it longer, but I felt like I was getting my point across. It's actually two different poems about the same thing scrunched together. I wrote the first two stanzas a couple weeks before the last half.

on Oct. 6 2009 at 12:28 pm
KaraTaylor DIAMOND, Neptune, New Jersey
81 articles 17 photos 84 comments

Favorite Quote:
"life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments"

"experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes."

"be as you wish to seem."

"it's better to be hated for what you are, than to be loved for what you are not."

this was really good. it was short but i loved itt :)


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