Why Does Your Name Have to Be the Same as His? MAG

July 6, 2010
By possiblylindsey GOLD, Keller, Texas
possiblylindsey GOLD, Keller, Texas
12 articles 12 photos 74 comments

Favorite Quote:
"see? if i liked chris drew, id end up like randy. 5 foot 1 and vegetarian. vegetarians arent men." -camden
"what are you grinnin' at?" - mr. martinez
"you just cant recreate stupid." - jacob


I can't help but love that smile of yours
the one I only saw for the first time on Monday
– a six-day lifetime ago –
the smile punctuated by blue braces,
the one that bubbles into a chortle
or a full-fledged, open-mouthed laugh.

I can't help but want to just sit and
listen to you talk all day
– you'd do it, too, you chatterbox –
just sit and listen to your stories about
paintball, firecrackers, and NRH2O
the stories that make me laugh
and show off an already-patented
caused-by-you smile.

I can't help but feel guilty as I hug you good-bye,
– an innocent, “all arms, no body” hug –
but nonetheless, I feel like I'm breaking rules,
tearing down walls, trust built between
me and another boy with your same
six-letter first name
– that just makes this all the more tangled and
rough –

and when I smile and say, “Bye, Andrew!”
as you wander away,
I can't help but wonder which Andrew I'm
moving in the opposite direction of.


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on Mar. 25 2012 at 11:47 am
Shahiro PLATINUM, Johnston, Iowa
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Favorite Quote:
"Soon we must all choose between what is right and what is easy." - Dumbledore (Goblet of Fire)

wonderful, easily related to, fluid! great job! ps. please read rate and comment on my work! id like to hear your feedback very much!

on Jun. 19 2011 at 11:00 pm
LetLoveIn... SILVER, Sugar Land, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Poetry wasn't written to be analyzed; it was meant to inspire without reason, to touch without understanding." -The Notebook

wonderful! :) this made me smile bc so many people can relate to this! I'd love to read more poems like this. not to mention it is fluid & sounds natural :)

on Apr. 23 2011 at 9:29 pm
Paige101 BRONZE, Easley, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"It was the first time we ever played in Illinois, yet the 50-60 kids there were singing along to our tunes like they’d been fans all their lives." -A Day To Remember

Words can't describe how amazing this poem is... :) Five stars.

on Apr. 23 2011 at 4:01 pm
ashleyn PLATINUM, Zeeland, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't take life to seriously, nobody makes it out alive anyways"-Unknown

I really love this poem. I love the last stanza! (:

on Aug. 18 2010 at 5:22 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

the first one. (third line captain)

on Aug. 18 2010 at 3:54 pm
possiblylindsey GOLD, Keller, Texas
12 articles 12 photos 74 comments

Favorite Quote:
"see? if i liked chris drew, id end up like randy. 5 foot 1 and vegetarian. vegetarians arent men." -camden
"what are you grinnin' at?" - mr. martinez
"you just cant recreate stupid." - jacob

thankssss[= but by "third line" do you mean the "- a six day lifetime ago -"  one or the third stanza?

on Aug. 17 2010 at 2:09 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
54 articles 0 photos 2066 comments

Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

I really love this captain. I love the third line, the last line, and how you begin every stanza. 5 stars on the monkey.


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