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It's so weird
I'm looking at a plain white wall
And all I see is you

I mean,
There's so much going on
Around me
The cat's purring
I hear the keys clicking as I type
The clock ticks the seconds of my life away
1:10 a.m., 1:11 a.m., 1:12 a.m.

And still all I see,
All I can think about
All that floods my hearing,
Just beyond consciousness
Is you

How can you do this to me,
When it's been so long
You've been gone for forever
I've met others
I've fallen
I've gotten back to my feet
Dusted my jeans off
Looked toward the sun
But always you are there

You're like a weed
That refuses to go away
Only you're better,
Sweeter,
Easier to miss

I don't understand
How it could be this long
And you still have my heart

I look out the window
And see blackness,
Stars,
The half moon,
But, also, the lights from the house
Reflect off of it
And your smile dances in the translucent brightness

Forever,
Everlasting,
Eternal,
Burned into my memory
With the simple greeting of
“Hello.”

I really don't get it
I doubt I ever will
Wherever I walk,
Whether I've been there before
With you
Or not,
You are there,
Burned into my very core

You appear everywhere,
Because wherever I go,
I carry you with me,
In my heart

It's so weird
I'm looking at a plain white wall
And all I see is you

As the cat purrs
And the clock ticks the seconds of my life away
1:19 a.m., 1:20 a.m., 1:21 a.m.

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Ahmad-Mobeen said...
Mar. 4, 2012 at 6:34 am:
Great Job Done! 10/10! =)(=
 
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RainyWriter This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 3, 2010 at 9:21 pm:

Beautiful. Enough said. And so true too.

 

 
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forgottenpennameThis 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...
May 26, 2010 at 4:17 pm:
Thanks for all the amazing comments everyone! <33
 
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littlebrownpet said...
May 26, 2010 at 1:36 am:
Wow! this poem is amazing!!!
 
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Shahed said...
May 19, 2010 at 7:47 pm:

I always find intrest in reading long poems, this is acually good! I like your work!

 

Check out mine!

 
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Inkspired said...
May 19, 2010 at 4:24 pm:
this is so beautiful, and so true! it reminds me of someone else who i was close to, and miss. 
 
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Kelsey P. said...
May 17, 2010 at 5:02 pm:
AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME!!! But you already know how much I love it :)
 
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LilaW This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 13, 2010 at 8:13 am:

Wow!

This was really really well-written. I love the ending; how it is a repetition of a previous line. I am definitely favouriting this. :) Good job!!

 
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--ramrams said...
May 10, 2010 at 6:00 pm:
nicenicenice . so well written . and GREAT way to wrap it up , by the way . ahah , &&mind checking out some of my stuff ? thanks , hon . and great job . ;D
 
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May 26, 2010 at 4:07 pm :
Will do. :)
 
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Marlyre This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 10, 2010 at 3:47 pm:
i feel like i can definitely connect... yet i can only yearn and not have a concrete example to write about...
 
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purplechoc said...
May 4, 2010 at 4:17 pm:
nice. its very good and honest i like that its cool 
 
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May 4, 2010 at 7:48 pm :
Thank you. :)
 
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Everhart said...
Apr. 23, 2010 at 10:34 am:
I love this poem, Cavy-la. So awesome. And congrats on getting in the magazine and -- HEY!! Kira stole my pet name! *goes off to hurt Kira* Lol.
 
forgottenpennameThis 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. replied...
Apr. 24, 2010 at 1:29 pm :

Lol, Han.

And thanks. :)

 
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mandygale77 said...
Apr. 19, 2010 at 8:05 pm:
This is incredible, cavyla! Why are you hiding your talent from us? :D You always post such awesome stuff, but this is like, above and beyond! Great job!
 
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Apr. 21, 2010 at 8:44 pm :
Gracias! :)
 
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MadAsAHatter... said...
Mar. 31, 2010 at 10:16 am:
I love it...:):):)
 
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Apr. 2, 2010 at 10:42 pm :
Thanks. :)
 
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