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You sit still with a book in hand;
Carefully fingering the right corner of each page.
I sit unstill with a stare taken over my eye-
Not bold enough to even utter nothing,
I stare. Across the room, I shyly portray;
As a boy that would want those lips of yours.
Never startled in plain focus you read along.
I’m pensive in manner fit of a scholar,
Yet amid your reading you give no attention
Across my way. Little does the beauty know,
I write of her; almost as an artist would
draw a bare woman. However, time is not
in my favor; she packed her book with me
out of sight; she has left. Moving along;
She did forever ago, though I stare. Nothing,
But life has brought me optimism, so
I wait for another. But for now,
I stare.



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Hope.B said...
Mar. 6, 2013 at 7:29 pm:
Coming from a girl- you could win her no problem if you just showed her this. She would fall head over heels!
 
DomAnaya This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jul. 15, 2013 at 3:51 am :
Thank you for your feedback , I appreciate it.
 
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