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What about You?

I know what I think about you
But what do you think of me?
Is it what I hope it is?
Or are you not telling me because you don’t want to
Break my heart?

I know what I dream about.
But what do you dream about?
Is it what I hope they are?
Or are you hiding it from me because you know it
Won’t happen?

I know what I wish for us.
But what do you wish for us?
Is it to move past friends?
Or are you avoiding the topic because
You can’t say yes?

I know what I think of my appearance.
But what do you think of my appearance?
Is it better than my opinion?
Or are you afraid to say it because it might
Hurt my feelings?

I know what I want from you.
But what do you want from me?
Is it to walk down the hall holding hands?
Or are you too worried that it’ll go
Past that?

I know how you hurt me.
But do you know how you hurt me?
Is it purposeful?
Or are you too oblivious to even know
About it?

You know what I want?
I want to be happy.
What’s the only way that I’ll be happy?
Is to be with you,
And you know that.
You’ve known for a while now.



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GzusFreak10 said...
Jun. 29, 2010 at 4:46 pm
So cool. I especially like the thing about "I know how you hurt me/ But do you know how you hurt me?/ Is it purposeful?/ Or are you too oblivious to even know/About it?" I totally have that kind of experience. I totally know what u mean about emotional and all that. I can totally see myself crying my eyes out writing it. So wait...ok, i've read some of ur other stuff about this guy. So u told him? Or is this just like u know he knows, but neither of u have brought it up? So sweet!
 
lostnhim said...
Jun. 28, 2010 at 8:53 pm
This is a great poem! I love the way you say what your feeling, and then pose the question...What is he feeling? Great job!!! ( :
 
crubs3 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 27, 2010 at 7:54 pm
I love the emotion!! i can really feel it and relate!! if you could please comment and rate my work that would be great!! thanks and great work!!!
 
thewriteidea This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 27, 2010 at 11:49 am

i love the way that your last line leaves the reader wondering. i almost wanted a sequel!

it was a very well-thought out poem. it can tell that you put in a lot of time and emotion into this, and reflected well.

check out some of my work, too if you'd like.

keep writing! (:

 
Dancer_Chic replied...
Jun. 27, 2010 at 1:28 pm
Aww thank you. That means a lot to me. It did take a lot of time and emotion.
 
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