Don't Walk Away

September 7, 2009
By jdlc9215 PLATINUM, Oakland, California
jdlc9215 PLATINUM, Oakland, California
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Favorite Quote:
Live everyday like it's your last day on Earth - because you never know when it just might be.

This poem is dedicated to D.R.G.
Thanks for being an inspiration.

What do you do
when you try hard to
forget someone.
But they keep showing up
when you least expect it.

I was young,
when I first laid my eyes
on you.
I was thirteen,
too young to know what love was.
I never fell for someone this hard.
I thought you were like candy,
artificially sweet,
but I was blinded by your wrapping.

You never paid the slightest attention to me.
Did you even knew I existed?
But I hoped you would you come around.
I remember being in class,
as I sat next to you.
You couldn’t even say hey to me,
couldn’t even introduce yourself.
I got caught in your web of
people that wanted you.
By the end of the year,
the only contact we made
was when you gave me a worksheet.

My friends told me to forget you,
that you’re not worth my love.
I pay attention to them but it’s hard to move on.
But how can I do that when I still see you.
You showed up at my school,
I swear I saw you look at me.
When I passed by,
I knew you knew who I was.
But you still couldn’t say a word.
Do you wanna speak to me or what?

I told my friends,
they didn’t know what to tell me.
So I listen to my thoughts,
wondering about you.
I know I want you,
but do you want me?

When I’m out with my friends,
my thoughts go to you for some reason.
And then I see you.
Did you read my mind and show up?

It hurts my soul
because you won’t let me go.
These walls are coming closer to me.
Slowly I’m not able to breath.
I’m addicted to your allure like a drug.
I’m searching for a cure.

Whenever I see you,
I try hard to speak to you.
But how can I say them when
we’re both to weak to approach each other.
You’re like a song I can’t get out of my head.
How can I say:
Don’t walk away and leave me,
when you always do.

The author's comments:
This poem was created when my teacher in my writing class said we have to keep a journal and one assignment was that we had to write in the car. So I wrote this poem. It's inspired by a guy who wouldn't pay attention to me in my Freshman year. I fell hard for him but he didn't know I existed. But I still saw him whenever I was out with friends and he would see me but he wouldn't say a word to me. I think people can relate to this because there are some people that we fall for but they don't even know we exist in the world.

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