Past .vs. Future

September 11, 2009
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The star is within my grasp.
Why can't I just reach up and pull it down?
Why must the future mock the past?
The smile on my face has turned to a frown.
I want to hear him call my name.
Wish he'd look at me and smile.
That girl before, that's who I blame.
We only talk once and a while.
Why do I feel like this today?
Is it necessary to even start liking him?
Why do I think about him and let my heart fray?
My thoughts are racing...Should I hate them?
Would it be better to remember or forget?
The things that were thought or what wasn't said.
Heaven forget that our weary eyes ever met.
I wish that after finding you, I was struck dead.
The torture in my head drives me to pain.
You walk like you own the world.
Am I crazy for wanting you so much, or vain?
My heart is not broken, only torn.
Yeah, I keep rambling on and on.
You're probably bored of reading my thoughts.
I wish that my dreams were answered not by the morning's dawn.
I'm not sad, nor regretful, I won't even say distraught.
All I can, unfortunately, say is-
Oh, how my heart called for you
and what do you do?
You push me away
and let our friendship fray.
Goodbye now, continue to doze,
because that door is no longer open-
It is now closed.

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SeeTheStars said...
Oct. 1, 2009 at 10:12 pm
very very well worded. everything just flows together. loved it!
smartypantsscorpio22 replied...
Oct. 2, 2009 at 2:59 pm
Thank you! I'm glad you liked it!
lamaczt said...
Oct. 1, 2009 at 3:13 pm
I enjoyed this poem because it describes the past and the future of a friendship. They used to be friends and not so much anymore,"wishing he look at me and smile." He doesn't want friendship when he "push me away and let our friendship fray." The author gave up and let the door close on the friendship.
smartypantsscorpio22 replied...
Oct. 2, 2009 at 3:00 pm
I had no choice. It's hard to be pushed away so many times. I couldn't take it anymore. But, it's his loss. =)
crossrails This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 29, 2009 at 4:51 pm
i loved this poem! it was very well written and conveyed the perfect message :) please check out my poems. i'd appreciate your comments! keep writing, expecialy like this!
smartypantsscorpio22 replied...
Oct. 2, 2009 at 3:01 pm
Thanks for your feedback! I did check out your writing and I loved it! You need to keep writing also!
Linica said...
Sept. 29, 2009 at 2:08 pm
I enjoyed the way you started your poem. It really pulls in your readers. The whole idea of the poem was complex yet simple and you described everything wonderfully.
smartypantsscorpio22 replied...
Oct. 2, 2009 at 3:02 pm
Thanks! I tried to just let things flow and see where they go.
dylonmichael said...
Sept. 29, 2009 at 12:35 pm
omg i loved it and i can relate well not the last part our friendship has not frayed we still are friends and i asked him out and he said no
smartypantsscorpio22 replied...
Oct. 2, 2009 at 3:02 pm
I'm glad you guys are still friends! lol
dylonmichael replied...
Oct. 2, 2009 at 11:53 pm
yea me too and things are not weird betweens us so it was like yay for me
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