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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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Jen4197 said...
May 3, 2013 at 10:18 am
It made me laugh:) I love this poem:)
 
devan1223 said...
Apr. 29, 2013 at 4:25 am
awesome poem!!! also if anyone one could check out the poem i just put up thanks!! (:  
 
JustADreamerGirl said...
Apr. 22, 2013 at 9:08 pm
This is great! I would appreciate if some of you guys would check out the poem I just posted and would rate it. Thanks!
 
beccalynn1663 said...
Apr. 15, 2013 at 6:57 pm
This is incredible!
 
Sara C. said...
Apr. 15, 2013 at 6:04 pm
Hey, I am new and would appreciate it if you could read my poems. Thanks if you do!
 
Bluetooth said...
Apr. 12, 2013 at 2:28 pm
Hey im pretty new, please check out my work. Thanks  
 
poetrystar said...
Mar. 27, 2013 at 1:51 pm
this was rly good i made my ex shane read it
 
writergirl36 said...
Mar. 25, 2013 at 1:30 pm
I am in love with this poem and can relate. You are an amazing writer!!! Keep writing!!!! If you get the chance could you please look at my poems and tell me how I could make them better. I understand if you don't have time. Thank you.
 
GinryuStargazer said...
Mar. 15, 2013 at 1:56 pm
I cannot relate to this. I have a lot of 'jerks' as friends, but that's usually because they are intriguing--most unconventional people tend to be. Guy and girl jerks, the lot of them. This is my warning; the flow and rythmn was good. Some more vibrant word choice--ones that are dripping in anger and others in admiration--could very well portray the frustration you want to express.
 
justkiddinguniversity replied...
Jun. 9, 2013 at 6:18 pm
so you've never liked a guy/girl(don't know your sexual preference) thats kind of rude, but you can't help but like him?
 
KassandraMichelle263451 said...
Mar. 12, 2013 at 11:28 am
truth be told i know that same feeling
 
Xizzio said...
Mar. 7, 2013 at 9:45 pm
This piece like put tears in my eyes. It describes so much of my life! Haha! FIVE STARS!
 
KatelynHanks said...
Feb. 27, 2013 at 7:20 pm
And this everybody is my life! haha thank you for writting this... its great (:
 
Moz1116 said...
Feb. 25, 2013 at 10:38 am
I think every single girl can relate to this. So good!
 
Razzie said...
Feb. 17, 2013 at 8:58 pm
Wow! :) Amazing
 
WistfulThinking said...
Feb. 16, 2013 at 10:36 pm
I can't believe how much I can relate to this! This is really great:)
 
forever1218 said...
Feb. 7, 2013 at 7:31 pm
Love this piece, it perfectly describes that even though you know someone is an absolute jerk, you still cant help but want him. When you step back and think about it it's really extremly silly but all us girls find ourselves doing it and no one knows why
 
little boy said...
Feb. 6, 2013 at 2:59 pm
why did you name it jerk
 
awray0 said...
Feb. 1, 2013 at 11:32 am
I really like this poem I find myself cominng back to read it all the time.  
 
MissRedPoet said...
Jan. 30, 2013 at 2:49 pm
I like the poem. It describes my friend alot. i will make sure he comes and read this poem.
 
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