I Can Remember... Can You?

November 5, 2010
Remember the times we would ride our bikes? Or the time you fell to the ground?
Remember the times I was at your house, or when we were on the merry-go-round?
Remember the times when we were six, and we were caught playing in the dirt?
Remember the times you confessed your love? With you, I never was hurt.
Remember the times we sat in your room, thinking of things to do?
Remember the times we told all our secrets, or the silence when I would glance at you?
Remember the times we hosed ourselves down, 'cause we decided to climb that hill?
Remember the times we saw eachother less, but even so, I missed you still?
Remember the times you gave me "that look"? I remember it, you were such a tease.
Remember the times when we would reunite, and tie the memories?
Remember that day when you asked me out... but I was too afraid of love?
Remember that day when I finally left? It wasn't the dream I planned to walk out of.

Remember that day you gave me your look, and you took my hand and whispered low.
Remember that feeling when you read my heart and said, "This time I won't let you go."

I remember the times on our bikes. I remember being with you.
I remember the age of six, seven, eight, nine. The ages when love was all we knew.
How could you recognize love at such a young age? It's always puzzled my mind.
I remember now, that when we were young, you could see, but I was blind.

Join the Discussion

This article has 39 comments. Post your own now!

maryismyname said...
Feb. 6, 2012 at 2:39 pm
Wonderful example of love during youth! The use of rhyming isn't trying to hard, it just flows perfectly!
SmartTart said...
Dec. 24, 2011 at 5:54 pm
I love the feeling I felt when I read it. Enjoyable(: Please check out my poems like pretending
magick muse said...
Dec. 2, 2011 at 10:24 am
i loved this. the connection was so deep and you could feel the emotion in it. it made me want to fall in love
CameandgonesmartyThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 7, 2011 at 9:55 pm
This is the exact style and theme of writing I love so much. This is absolutely amazing my new face piece never stop writing. Check out my work? I think ud like "not a worry in the world" it has the same theme as this in a way
vickilovesyou5 replied...
Nov. 5, 2011 at 8:46 pm
I agree with that completely
Lonexwolf said...
Jul. 23, 2011 at 11:30 am
I like its very nice worded, and has much meaning to it ^_^
-DreamForever- said...
Jun. 24, 2011 at 8:20 pm
I love this. It is so cute and creative. 
ilovewriting95 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jun. 26, 2011 at 6:57 pm
I agree with -DreamForever- ! Great job!
Shahed said...
Nov. 13, 2010 at 11:24 pm

Wow! had a conection with this poem :) good job!


Check out my work everyone :))

nikkigonefishin said...
Nov. 13, 2010 at 12:19 am
This is really romantic and I loved it precisely 'cause of that. I could actually picture all those moments and it was just beautiful :]
jasmine101 said...
Nov. 11, 2010 at 12:00 pm

it is simply touching!! i love it

hey try getting to read some of my stuff


ningapurple said...
Nov. 11, 2010 at 9:42 am
omg this is so well written!!!! and i loved it cauz all of this just happened to me!!! *) good jjob
ekmlovesmusic replied...
Nov. 11, 2010 at 1:06 pm
aw (: then you might like some of my other work. thanks!
ningapurple replied...
Nov. 16, 2010 at 1:49 pm

haha yea i mit like it....and i love reading about things like this and i love reading about stuff like this


ellepineapple said...
Nov. 10, 2010 at 10:45 pm
omg i think i almost cried cuz these kinds of things happen to me
brokenlove said...
Nov. 10, 2010 at 10:35 pm
beautiful peice it really is
The_Squirrel said...
Nov. 10, 2010 at 7:08 pm
Amazing, beautiful. Someone once said that the best lies are best on the truth, my dad says to write a good story it should be written from what has actually happened. You did that perfectly. What you said was so honest feeling and perfect, I felt like I was you for the few moments it took me to read it.
ekmlovesmusic replied...
Nov. 11, 2010 at 1:06 pm
thankyou so much! love your comment.
antmlover said...
Nov. 10, 2010 at 6:13 pm
this poem is really good. its very visual and i can see whats going on. great work :)
AlwaysWrite28 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 10, 2010 at 3:26 pm
This reminds me of a few of my poems: "I never noticed" "have you ever?" and "i care, do you?" all 3 of them have a similar theme. I really enjoyed your poem and how much it reminded me of my own work. U can check mine out too if you'd like :) great work, very nice poem :)
Site Feedback