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Jerk This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

I love your voice,
your soft brown hair.
I love your eyes
and love your stare.

I love your laugh,
your cocky smirk,
your stupid jokes.
You precious jerk,

you know I do.
I want my hands
all through your hair
each treasured strand.

I’m wrapped around
your finger still.
Am I yet yours?
Your love does kill

the things I hold
so close to me
and yet you’re the
best jerk I see.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

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abomnibal said...
May 24, 2014 at 12:21 pm
this is the best thing i will ever rad and have ever read  it makes me feel better about the people i love but i know will never love me back. i think you might like my poem heart beat free verse :)
dmax said...
May 5, 2014 at 2:33 pm
i know first hand how tru this story rings to alot of people
Im_Awesome said...
Apr. 17, 2014 at 12:03 pm
love it!!!
Derek M. replied...
May 5, 2014 at 2:41 pm
why do u love it
im_awesome replied...
May 8, 2014 at 1:53 pm
its so true!!!!!!!!!
Margaret S. said...
Apr. 7, 2014 at 7:43 pm
I love your style. This poem is amazing!
Kylier876 said...
Apr. 6, 2014 at 8:49 pm
True story.
hemingwhy_me said...
Mar. 30, 2014 at 3:56 pm
I get it completely. This is way too true..
JosiSunny said...
Jan. 6, 2014 at 1:09 pm
woah. so true
heartagramflex said...
Nov. 27, 2013 at 11:27 am
MichealMulkey said...
Nov. 12, 2013 at 10:32 am
Most of these simple poems that may or may not be low quality recieve so many comments because they are highly contriversial topics world wide. weather or not you believe this poem was produced with proper "craftmanship" or "creativity" and "originality", this females objective was to reach readers and others that have either felt this pain and conflict or can relate to this type of situation. simply put, I believe this was very succesful. Good job kid.
MichealMulkey replied...
Nov. 12, 2013 at 10:35 am
this writer* (excuse my assumption)
Nicole143 said...
Nov. 10, 2013 at 1:10 pm
it is a cliché topic but the thoughts and style are very original and i love it 
Yadira V. said...
Nov. 8, 2013 at 11:17 am
I love this
PunkRockPrincess1031 said...
Oct. 22, 2013 at 2:14 pm
I personally like how the writer uses a cliched topic (will not disagree on that) and makes it their own. Some people may not see the depth in this poem but because I am going through this exact same thing right now, the poem really got to me. Maybe the editors thought that since it was such a cliched topic, many people could relate to it. I liked this poem and am glad that it made it into the magazine:)
Ansi said...
Oct. 9, 2013 at 9:59 am
Love your poem. It was different but I loved it. Please do more! oh and what I loved it the most was the second verse.
Taeve said...
Oct. 7, 2013 at 2:13 pm
What made you write this ?
carlmarks15 replied...
Oct. 10, 2013 at 4:47 pm
One of the most hackeneyed topics in poetry, "you're a jerk but I love you". I couldn't give you a 5/5 just for that reason, it is 100% unoriginal and cliche. However, the poem itself isn't even good. The rhymes are very mainstream, simple, and even childish in my opinion. But i just want you to know the only reason I rated this as 1/5 is because TeenInk won't allow me to rate it any lower. Overall AWFUL job. Good try though! If at first you don't succeed, try,... (more »)
micshea99 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 13, 2013 at 11:42 am
But it is the way that someone re-does a cliche theme that makes them a good wirter. I love this!
alex_gold replied...
Oct. 24, 2013 at 6:23 pm
@ carlmarks15 You have obviously never been in a situation like what is described above. Christina made the topic her own and did a beautiful job with it. You are right, it is cliche, but it is also very original. I understand you are only trying to give constuctive criticism, but next time try being NICE about it.
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