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Love Poem from a Tuba Player This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

      Many times I have wished

That I sit next to you

And not

Behind you.

But behind you is good enough for


I, who write stupid little love poems,

But will never have the


To deliver even


And sometimes,

In my most desperate moments,

My most hopeful hours,

I have wished

That I was your


So that every reluctant moment

You spend in


You’d be



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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LilyLynx said...
today at 11:07 am
this is cute ~ ironically i play the trumpet
HudaZavery said...
Jul. 10, 2014 at 10:29 am
This poem was amazing! good job =)
lokelani said...
Jan. 11, 2013 at 11:49 am
This poem is probably the cutest love poem I've seen on here. Nice!
MaybeImCrazyButIThinkILoveYouThis 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...
Dec. 8, 2012 at 4:57 pm
Oh my gosh!!!! :') This was so.... gahhhh.! Amazing!
OldYoungOne said...
Nov. 16, 2012 at 2:59 pm
It's adorable. simple as that :):)
LazyDaisyLovesYou said...
Aug. 27, 2011 at 9:59 pm
omg i love this! i sat behind my crush is tech, and we were in chorus so i couldn't really wish to be an instrument, but i did wish that someday we could sing together <3. i write poems for him, and i did give him a couple..still wondering what he'll say....good job! love the poem!
consumedbygrace247 said...
Aug. 23, 2011 at 8:16 am
This is adorable. My school doesn't have a band...:( But that is just adorable. :)
band lover said...
Dec. 24, 2009 at 11:01 am
over half the guys I have dated were in band and i just think this poem is hilarious and i've had the same feelings, writing the poems but never really saying anything
just really good job, it's accurate and cute!
Kylie A. said...
Sept. 14, 2009 at 7:25 pm
awww, <3
bumblebee88 said...
Sept. 14, 2009 at 5:06 pm
awwwwwwwwww!!!!!!! so cute! A+++!!!
:PBUBBLES:P said...
Apr. 18, 2009 at 4:18 pm
Love it! It's so cute!! Teehee! I like the "I wish I could be your trumpet so you'd be kissing me!"
sniperman67 said...
Sept. 7, 2008 at 9:39 pm
im a tuba player this poem is so true
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