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Jerk MAG

January 2, 2009
By Christina BRONZE, Clifton, Virginia
Christina BRONZE, Clifton, Virginia
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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.



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on Jan. 1 2013 at 8:39 pm
Becausethesunsup SILVER, Richmond Hill, New York
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Favorite Quote:
We accept the love we think we deserve
-Perks of Being a Wallflower; Stephen Chboksy

I adore this. I really do. I feel as though these were the words I had been so desperate to set to paper when I had been experiencing this.

Ghoshy said...
on Dec. 25 2012 at 4:44 pm
Ghoshy, Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.
-Pele

It's really great... good job!!!

Shonna GOLD said...
on Dec. 6 2012 at 5:23 pm
Shonna GOLD, Phoenix, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"the most dangerous moment comes with victory."

Girl, never was spoken any truer words.

on Nov. 26 2012 at 5:07 pm
Puzzle PLATINUM, Orem, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
When life gives you lemons,
Eat them.
They do not taste that bad.

Life is like autumn.
Stop to crunch the pesky leaves.

Love is... let me think...

Don't judge a book by its cover.

Poetry is a way to put words to things that are unexplainable.

Yeah... I suppose I am this jerk. I have been told it too many times, and when my friend told me to read this poem on teenink, I was hurt. Thank you... you have brought me back to reality and that helped me more than you can believe.

OldYoungOne said...
on Nov. 15 2012 at 3:28 pm
Funnt how this poem describe the I felt about my past crushes.... I like. Come and see about my poems sometime I'd appreciate the comments and rate

on Nov. 15 2012 at 11:18 am
Mickey17 SILVER, Life, Wisconsin
9 articles 0 photos 13 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

this really made me think. thank you

on Nov. 8 2012 at 1:27 am
onehappyaster SILVER, Holmview, Other
7 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
He who does nothing does not move forward

Wow! Incredible! I could relate entirely, look forward to more :D

on Nov. 7 2012 at 8:23 pm
TaylorWintry DIAMOND, Carrollton, Texas
72 articles 0 photos 860 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby." - Unknown

I loved this! Great job!

on Nov. 1 2012 at 11:10 am
dotsonboy99 BRONZE, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
yolo

i liked the line . i love your cocky smile  

on Oct. 18 2012 at 9:40 am
Sissybug2012 PLATINUM, Union, Missouri
36 articles 0 photos 128 comments

Favorite Quote:
"the greatest thing you'll ever learn, is just to love and be loved in return." -MOULIN ROUGE (song lyrics)

Very good flow. I liked it a lot.

MSBCBB said...
on Oct. 17 2012 at 10:12 am
MSBCBB, Goose Creek, South Carolina
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The rhyming was unneeded, only a certain amount of words can ryhme. And you're hiding. I don't feel as if this guy is a jerk. This is petty and cliche. The repetition wasn't effective, I felt as if it was kind of redundant.

on Oct. 15 2012 at 11:13 am
NotWriting_Bazinga PLATINUM, Park Rapids, Minnesota
33 articles 0 photos 34 comments

Favorite Quote:
"She thought in Italics and felt in CAPITALS." Henry James, Jr
"The terrible part is the truth is the only thing you want to hear.... but the last thing you want to admit." Casey Dalton

It is so simple... yet so intense. Totally relateable and sad. i love it.

Misfit95 said...
on Oct. 12 2012 at 7:32 pm
Misfit95, Dover, Ohio
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Ah, yes. I had a "jerk" of my own before....As a matter of fact, I was engaged to him at one point...But I learned my lesson.  You did a wonderful job with this poem. :)

on Oct. 10 2012 at 2:05 pm
tatertot15 SILVER, West Bend, Wisconsin
9 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
~Martin Luther King jr.

Just as everyone else is saying, it is very easy to relate. I have a 'jerk' of my own

on Oct. 9 2012 at 12:08 pm
stillhuman SILVER, Lexington, North Carolina
6 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
Stand for whats right even if your standing alone :)

I love this poem because I think that all teenagers can relate. Very well written and the word choice was beautifully exicuted(:

KeidraB said...
on Oct. 1 2012 at 8:33 am
KeidraB, Lorman, Mississippi
0 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Our Deepest Fear"

Awesome.....Wonderful Word Choice!!!

on Sep. 27 2012 at 7:08 am
remember16 SILVER, WhiteLake, Michigan
9 articles 0 photos 44 comments

Favorite Quote:
This is only a minor setback to a major comeback

this is amazing, i can relate to this.... !!!!!

on Sep. 25 2012 at 2:02 pm
1doodlebug0 BRONZE, Pampa, Texas
1 article 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
As he was valiant I praised him; as he was ambitious I slew him. - William Shakespeare

You just made me cry... that sounds just like my ex-boyfriend who is still in love with me and visa -versa...

KayleeG GOLD said...
on Sep. 19 2012 at 9:25 am
KayleeG GOLD, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are not who everyone wants you to be"

definatly one of my favorite poems!

on Sep. 17 2012 at 10:37 am
garshongjasmine SILVER, Accra, Other
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Favorite Quote:
happiness resides not in possesions, and not in gold, the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul























-democritus

this is beautiful and well written


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