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I Hope You're Happy (I seriously do)

By , Kailua, HI
All the little pieces, still throb
All the little shattered bits
Of a broken heart,
Are still in love with someone
Who will never come back

The long dead feelings
Resurface a little bit
And the long forgotten anger
Will return

After the tears are shed
And the yelling is done
I will be left alone
No emotions or feelings to speak of
No one to love and no one to cherish

It's over and I have nothing left,
But I hope you're happy

Kind of stupid, right?
Shouldn't I be angry?
And sad?
I shouldn't be hoping your happy,
I should be hoping you trip and go into a coma

But I can't bring myself to hate you
Not yet anyway
Maybe in a couple of years,
When the pain has dulled

But for now, I'll toast to your future
And toast to your future with her

The perky, pretty redhead
Always wearing button ups and the cute little skirts
Her hair always perfectly styled and her makeup always perfectly fixed
I don't hate her either
She seemed nice

For now I'll stay holed up with my ice cream and slapstick comedy shows
One day I'll emerge and hopefully find someone to heal me
Not fully, but enough for me to function

When that day comes, I'll hate you
Only because I have a backup plan

But for now, I hope you're happy



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mikky said...
Apr. 28, 2010 at 8:17 am
i like ur poem. it made me thimk of how someones heart can be broken so badly..its sad but empowering. u should write more!
 
Evil_scar said...
Apr. 28, 2010 at 7:50 am

This is a great poem...sad, but great.

 

 
bostonredsox1888 said...
Apr. 27, 2010 at 7:36 pm
this is fantastic. i love it how we all can relate to wut ur saying(; good job!
 
Eilatan This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 27, 2010 at 7:10 pm
this is AMAZING.
 
laraelizabeth This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 27, 2010 at 6:25 pm
This is how we all feel when someone we love finds someone else...I can really relate to it. Good job, keep up the great work.
 
mmisson22 said...
Apr. 27, 2010 at 1:52 pm
this makes so much sense and im pretty sure every girl goes through this at least once in their life time:/
 
bkcrider92 said...
Apr. 27, 2010 at 10:47 am
This is so great! I know exactly how you feel i'm going through that right now also...check out my work i'd love to hear ur opinion! =)
 
EmilyGiroux said...
Apr. 26, 2010 at 9:10 pm
Thats incredible.
 
angelWings said...
Apr. 26, 2010 at 6:12 pm
this absolutly amazing,, it spoke to me so much
 
xXLoveHugsXx said...
Apr. 26, 2010 at 5:53 pm
Pretty amazing!! I totally can relate. The first guy to ever break up with me, dumped me for some chick and to this day i cant hate him. good writing, keep it up :).
 
Wannabewriter said...
Apr. 26, 2010 at 5:36 pm

Wow! That is, like, the best poem I've ever read. Kudos to you! ;)

I can't really relate to it, but I could feel your emotion/feeling through it. It almost made me kind of sad. :)

 
darb_iamsecond said...
Apr. 26, 2010 at 2:53 pm
Wow i know exactley how this feeels like to a T. haha. My boyfriend started dating my bestfriend 2 days after we broke up. And i thought our break up was like only temporary. Sucked.
 
bethmoissocoollike said...
Apr. 26, 2010 at 10:08 am
I really enjoyed this. =] It's quite easy to relate to! And person below me, or like sort of below me, I love red heads. o.o lol.
 
inspir3d This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 26, 2010 at 9:48 am
very good, easy to identify with. Nice job!
 
xXhate_my_heartXx said...
Apr. 24, 2010 at 4:21 pm
Wow, this is great!! I can relate to this my boyfriend of 3 years left me for student body president, who was a red head.
 
Bummble_Be3 said...
Apr. 24, 2010 at 1:11 pm
Now this is just plane out awesome =D . . . its super great :)
 
sarah7907 said...
Apr. 24, 2010 at 11:13 am
this is amazing.
 
DustyCheyanne<3 said...
Apr. 24, 2010 at 12:28 am

So, this almost made me wanna cry. pathetic right? well i can relate all too well to this poem.

This is amazing though. you are a great writer, Never stop (:

 
LostAngel said...
Apr. 23, 2010 at 6:24 pm
Lovely work my darling. Reminds me of an ex, he fell for a redhead while going out with me 
 
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