Breathe MAG

By Shelby C., Newark, DE

     (Breathe)
You walk up to me
Grinning and ask me how I am
I say I’m great
(I lie)
She walks up to you
Clinging to your arm
(I bite my tongue)
Me and you, we’ve been friends for a long time
(Since fourth grade)
You’ve known her for two months
And you picked her
(But I can’t blame you)
It’s not her fault
I didn’t tell you
You didn’t know
(Stupid me)
Best friends aren’t supposed to go out together
I should be supporting you
(Not hating her)
I have to grin and bear it
Be a friend
(A good friend)
You ask me if something is wrong
I smile and apologize for spacing out
(I need to let it go)
So I keep my grin and say my good-byes
Turning to leave for class
You’re so happy with her
So I won’t break that
No matter how much I want to
(...)
I’ll live
(Breathe)




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i love this so much!

Kai17 GOLD said...
on Jan. 5 2011 at 12:53 pm
Kai17 GOLD, Spokane, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
*beepbeep*
"Where to, Miss?"
"To the stars."

I can identify completely with this poem; one of my best friends had a girlfriend, and I couldn't say a thing....brilliant job.

on May. 19 2010 at 2:10 pm
HatedThenLoved BRONZE, Denver, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
Be who your are and not what others tell you.

I understad what your saying! It sucks but I hope your best friends forever!

on May. 19 2010 at 1:28 pm
AndTheVinesSpin GOLD, Romulus, Michigan
11 articles 1 photo 44 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love is the Movement" -TWLOHA
"Love is our weapon." -Christofer Drew
"I'ma get me a High School Diploma, even if I gotta steal one!" -ThisKidInMyMathClassLol

I absolutely understand this.... so so well that it brings back awful painful memories. Great job.

on Mar. 17 2009 at 6:22 pm
I totally understand where you are coming from. It sucks when you fall for your best friend, but then he falls in love with another girl. But you stay there in the end, being a friend and encouraging him. Its the best thing to do. Its better to have loved and lost to have never have loved at all. Keep on writing girl! Your amazing!!!!


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