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Back Row Love

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.



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redhairCatThis 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...
Feb. 23 at 6:09 pm:
Very relatable! I like how you repeated the first part over and over. It could be a song.
 
WistfulThinkingThis 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. replied...
Feb. 24 at 9:15 am :
Thank You! That's so nice:)
 
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WriterHeadThis 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. 22 at 9:54 am:
i can totally relate to this. nice poem. :D
 
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Feb. 22 at 5:42 pm :
Thank you so much!
 
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