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You and me were once a pair
No matter win or lose.
We were always together
We were eachothers amuse.

We held hands and laughed,
Like two silly love birds.
January slowly came,
And our lives became backwards.

We started to argue
And we started to cry.
This life together,
Wasn't for you and I.

We were so young,
Not knowing what to do.
We both gave up hope,
Hope on what we both knew.

Acceptance was our enemy.
And timing was so cruel.
What had happened to us?
This thing called love became a duel.

I suppose weakness took over me,
And you suddenly won.
Because what was a table for two,
Became a table for one.



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JoPepper said...
Apr. 14, 2012 at 10:43 am
I really like the last two lines, tied into the title quite nicely! Keep writing!!!
 
thetruthawaits94 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 21, 2012 at 11:44 pm
Love the last two lines! It closed the poem nicely! Overall, nice job!
 
Kev-Girl said...
Sept. 28, 2011 at 1:41 pm
Wow, this is realy amazing! I love how everything rhymed so well! Great job on this!
 
Regs_the_Shorty said...
Sept. 9, 2011 at 10:14 pm
I love how it flows and the ryhming was P E R F E C T
 
CarolinaBoy23 said...
Aug. 25, 2011 at 3:57 pm
Really good. You ryhmed perfectly and it had a good flow. Im just starting out so can you guys read my poems?
 
MoraleAsh said...
Aug. 22, 2011 at 9:02 pm
I love the flow of this poem. The ending was great and the rhyming was cute!
 
Warriorsfan replied...
Aug. 23, 2011 at 7:13 pm
I can tell the emotion in this piece of writing.It is really great!I hope you write more like this.
 
Rayne said...
Aug. 22, 2011 at 8:05 pm
I love this poem! I like the rhyming, and the line "january came and our lives became backwards" I like the last verse too:p
 
dark_armor1 replied...
Aug. 22, 2011 at 10:43 pm
haha thanks ! :)
 
HungerGames_luver said...
Aug. 22, 2011 at 2:43 pm
I like it. Neat!
 
dark_armor1 replied...
Aug. 22, 2011 at 10:42 pm
thank you !
 
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