Good Bye

June 5, 2010
Best friend,
Where’d you go?
What happened to our friendship?
If it’s something I did,
Tell me.
I’m not mad at you,
I just miss the old you.
The you who I could tell anything to,
Who I trusted with everything inside of me,
Who actually talked to me,
And who acted like they cared about me.

Dear friend,
Do you hate me now?
Do you always wish we’d never met?
I want to know
Straight from you.
I don’t hate you,
Rather I hate who you’ve become.
You’re the one people
Never expected to do this.
Right now,
I’m regretting ever liking you.

Old acquaintance of mine,
Have you heard how much you hurt me?
Have you seen my tears because of you?
I want to say you that you don’t mean anything by it,
But now I’m not so sure.
I’m scared to talk to you because
I don’t know what you’ll say
In return.

These are my last few words to you.
I want the old you back,
But I know that won’t happen.
So sadly I’m here to say,

When you decide to reinhabit your body
And want to talk,
I’ll be here.
But until then,
Good bye
My long lost friend.

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ritabelle511This 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. said...
Jul. 13, 2011 at 11:00 pm
Oh can definitely tell upon reading that a lot of deep and painful emotions went into each line - I can definitely relate! This is fantastic writing!
sakina said...
Jul. 9, 2011 at 11:58 am
Your poem is amazing..And even I had a friend she was very sweet and acted like she'l be there with me forever but then she started spreading my secrets all over ...It was very embarasing and I HATE her for that...!!!
Jesusfollower said...
Aug. 13, 2010 at 2:17 pm
This was fabulous. I understand every word and when my "best friend" comes back I will be waiting for him right at his heart's door....
bound4life4ever This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 31, 2010 at 2:52 pm
omg! this is amazing dancer chic!!! i went thru the same thin w my bestie kimberly..she was so sweet thenchanged suddenly. she started flashing guys nd i had no idea where my best friend went! im looking at ur other work nd im sure i wont b dissapointed=) check my stuff out
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