Back Row Love

February 16, 2013
By WistfulThinking PLATINUM, Kiln, Mississippi
WistfulThinking PLATINUM, Kiln, Mississippi
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Favorite Quote:
'Behind him, across vast distances of space and time, from the place he had left, he thought he heard music too. But perhaps it was only an echo.'- The Giver by Lois Lowry


There in class,
I disown my work,
To watch him study,
Not knowing that I lurk.

So much love,
So much need,
I feel lost without this stranger,
But approach him, I heed.

For I do not exist,
I do not pass his beautiful mind,
I'm just the girl sitting in the back row,
Sitting silent all the time.

Was that a smile?
A grin on his kind face?
Even though I know that he hasn't seen me,
I quickly look away in my own disgrace.

But still, here in class,
I disown my school work,
To watch him study,
And not knowing that I lurk.

He just sits there,
In his cold seat,
Looking at his book,
His eyes, I never meet.

It's such a disappointment,
To know what he knows,
That I'm just the girl,
Sitting quietly in the back row.

But still I watch him,
disowning my school work,
To watch him study,
And not know that I lurk.


The author's comments:
This poem explains what I experienced with a deep crush. I'm sure we all can relate to this is some fashion. I hope that you enjoy this!

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on Feb. 24 2013 at 9:15 am
WistfulThinking PLATINUM, Kiln, Mississippi
21 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
'Behind him, across vast distances of space and time, from the place he had left, he thought he heard music too. But perhaps it was only an echo.'- The Giver by Lois Lowry

Thank You! That's so nice:)

on Feb. 23 2013 at 6:09 pm
redhairCat PLATINUM, Pebble Beach, California
47 articles 20 photos 411 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I can do anything!"

Very relatable! I like how you repeated the first part over and over. It could be a song.

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on Feb. 22 2013 at 5:42 pm
Thank you so much!

on Feb. 22 2013 at 9:54 am
Positivity_At_Its_Finest DIAMOND, Morrow, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
Life is a stage, get on it and perform your best act.

i can totally relate to this. nice poem. :D


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