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I Mess Up

I look around and try to see,
Why everybody is so mad at me,
But nobody will look me in the eye,
Nobody on Earth will tell me why.

I think I have a little feeling,
But the thought to me is very chilling,
I have realized that I made a mistake,
But I never meant for anyone's heart to break.

I don't mean to mess up all the time,
It just happens and I know its a crime,
I never mean to cause anyone pain,
It's just I'm a little insane.

Falling in love for me is way to easy,
All the guys turn out to be nothing but sleazy,
They always make me so mad I fight,
Which causes them to clench their fist tight.

Then they turn on me because I'm such a brat,
I don't know why but I'm just like that,
All my friends get mad 'cause I care,
They hurt me so much it isn't even fair.

I yell at my parents way to much,
I deserve it when the belt and my butt touch,
I really should show them respect,
But I never understand their dialect.

I start to trust a lot of guys,
Just 'cause I fall in love with their eyes,
In the end they all stab me in the back,
In the end I always have a heart attack.

I hurt people sometimes on accident,
It's all because of my bad judgment,
I never think before I speak,
I need to learn to turn the other cheek.

I believe guys when they say, “I love you,”
The way they say it makes it sound so true,
But like I say I make mistakes,
Every time I think about it my heart aches.

Eventually everything turns out alright,
But still it keeps me up late at night,
Even though I mess up I'll try my best,
And put all the other incidents to rest.



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DifferentTeenThis 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...
Feb. 8, 2012 at 5:46 pm:
"I start to trust a lot of guys, Just 'cause I fall in love with their eyes," I loved those lines; they were my favorite. I loved the poem overall too, but some of those lines really touched me. You're good with words! Keep Writing!
 
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GangstaEyesThis 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...
Jun. 21, 2011 at 9:11 am:
Great ending stanza! And, as I'm finding to be true in all your poems, this is relatable :) which is a verrrry good thing. Do you ever write like, LEGIT free verse, with no rhymes? Just curious  ;P
 
ThisGirlWillMakeMistakes replied...
Jun. 21, 2011 at 12:33 pm :
No i always have to rhyme, its just my thing. when i don't rhyme it just doesn't look right to me. But thank you(:
 
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