No Time for Love MAG

By Kristen Skvarenina, Berwyn, IL

I wish that you would go away.
Can’t you see that I am so very busy?
I cannot fall in love today.

I have no time for the sweet nothings that you say.
Your musty cologne makes me dizzy.
I wish that you would go away.

No, I do not want you to stay.
And no, you may not kiss me.
I cannot fall in love today.

I dislike your daunting disarray.
Maybe tomorrow we will see.
But today you must go away.

And no, I do not want another bouquet
Your advances are a catastrophe.
I cannot fall in love today.

My schedule I cannot disobey.
But today I am finally free.
I asked: Why are you going away?
To which you reply, “I cannot fall in love today.”



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Ramzan SILVER said...
on Apr. 19 2010 at 9:17 pm
Ramzan SILVER, Loveland, Ohio
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It doesn't flow quite right in some places, but still, just....wow. That last bit was almost like a slap in the face. Great job!

on Nov. 26 2009 at 10:07 pm
jennee21_ann GOLD, Helper, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't gain the world and lose your soul....wisdom is better than silver or gold."

"You can always close a book, but you can never close the mind of a writer."

whoa. this is a great piece...no....an amazing piece! it blew me away. i absolutely love it :) bravo! check out some of my work if you could, i really would appreciate it! keep writing, you have talent :)

on Oct. 25 2009 at 8:30 pm
nOtLiKeEvErYbOdYeLsE, Arlington, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
I May I Might I Must (a poem)

If you will tell me why the fen appears impassable
I then will tell you why I think
that I can get across it if I try.









-Marianne Moore

i love this its great amazing job =)

on May. 10 2009 at 11:53 pm
dirtbiker2012 SILVER, Lawson, Missouri
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I LOVE THIS POEM! IT'S AMAZING!!! KEEP IT UP!

ff5fan SILVER said...
on Apr. 2 2009 at 7:40 pm
ff5fan SILVER, Loganville, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
-Mark Twain

i loved it:)

on Mar. 4 2009 at 3:34 am
blingblang4eva ELITE, Fayetteville, Georgia
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love this. i totally feel this wayyy.

on Mar. 3 2009 at 12:31 am
wow..reminds me of myself with this dude..

haha..funny..

love it!!♥

on Dec. 15 2008 at 3:18 pm
The story of my life... lol. I love it.

on Nov. 10 2008 at 1:43 am
I loved it good job!

on Aug. 23 2008 at 6:03 pm
wow... deja vu... totally awsome!!!

liljenjen222 said...
on Aug. 6 2008 at 1:22 am
hi kristen! i enjoyed this poem a lot (prolli cuz its what im going thru right now). it sort of reminds me of shel silverstein, because of the rhyming and flow of the lines. keep up the good work!


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