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“Hello” you say as you walk by,
And flash that quirky smile.
You squeeze your arms around me,
“Geeze, it’s been a while!”

Yeah, my summer was fun,
And yes, I missed you too.
No, I’m not excited to be back.
Yes, I am glad to see you!

You say your goodbye and turn around,
As you head off down the way.
I stare down the hall until you are gone,
Although I still have so much to say.

“Hey!” you say coming towards me,
It’s been a month since I’ve seen you last.
You give me a pat on the back
“Man, a lot of time has passed!”

Yes, I like my schedule.
Yeah, my grades are “A’s”.
Of course I want a class with you!
And yep, I do miss those days.

You smile and say “Catch ya later”
As you walk away from me.
I look your way until you disappear,
And I wish you could only see!

“Sup?” you say as you approach me,
And playfully shove me away.
“I can’t believe it’s been so long,
since I saw you last that day!”

No, I hate the drama,
And yes, I made the team.
Yeah, I took that class again,
And I bet it was only a dram.

You mutter “Well I better go”
And again you leave me here.
I guess you do not realize
That you leave me nothing but fear.

You say not a word as you pass by,
And when I see why, I understand.
I guess it’s hard to notice me,
When you’re holding another girls’ hand.

I sink down to my locker,
I cover my head and I cry.
The saddest thing about it all,
Is that you didn’t even say goodbye!

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AmazinGraceyThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Sept. 16, 2014 at 7:50 am
I really like the fluency and pace of this piece, great job!!
50BlackRosesThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Nov. 2, 2013 at 8:33 pm
This is amazing! Keep writing!
hails1997 said...
Sept. 2, 2012 at 11:10 am
Great work!
Baby-Kake said...
May 17, 2012 at 1:27 pm
omg... this is such a moving piece of writing. i almost cried when i read it
Light_Walker said...
Apr. 6, 2012 at 8:01 am
This poem is incredible! I have read your other work and have been blown away at how vivid an image you paint through your words! I look forward to reading more of your future work!
Missy1999 said...
Mar. 12, 2012 at 12:19 pm
This is one of the best pieces of work ive ever seen! I hope my work will amount to something like this:)
normgrl said...
Jan. 28, 2012 at 5:34 pm
Wow...all I'm thinking about is how all the poems I've read so far tonight is reminding me of my life...really great poem though
Lindsayg said...
Nov. 1, 2011 at 10:39 pm
I really love it:)
Bookwormwriter said...
Sept. 3, 2010 at 8:43 pm
again, i LOVE THE FORMAT!!!  omg...  when i was reading this poem, i felt like i was in the place of "you", wondering if i've ever done that.  this was so deep, and so... relative. :)
dreamer_believer replied...
Oct. 31, 2011 at 12:57 pm
thank you! i'm so glad you got a visual while you were reading this. that's what i always try to go for with my work :) thank you!
Dana L. said...
Aug. 29, 2010 at 4:45 pm
I really like this peom. I really could feel my own heart being ripped out when i read it!!!
dreamer_believer said...
Aug. 28, 2010 at 11:01 am
**dram** is really supposed to be dream! sorry for the typo! :)
Zazawish777 said...
Aug. 28, 2010 at 4:19 am
hey! this is so good! i like it, please rate and comment on mine thanks. % out of 5!
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