Best Bet Hug

July 11, 2010
We’d never met before,
But I still trusted you.
We’d made bets on each other.
And I still tried to protect,
you from me. You didn’t think,
that you needed that.
We’re very similar.
We both love hugs.
I wasn’t surprised when,
you wanted to bet who is better.
“Never lift me up,” I told you;
“You’ll get hurt, and I’ll cry.”
You did anyway.
And even though I screamed at you,
I was happy that you did.

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XxTickleM3EmoxX This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 24, 2011 at 10:37 am
AMAZING! i can relate..
i_am_nobody replied...
Aug. 25, 2011 at 9:21 pm
thank you for the feedback. good to know im not a loner in something like this
Anjo! said...
Aug. 11, 2010 at 1:31 pm
i feel like there was something else behind those words... and it made me think... and thats good. sometimes poets like to talk in riddles (if this is what you were aiming for). Very good. spacing (like a new verse/paragraph might make it more powerful and blunt with the punch of words. And dont care what other people think about your writing its YOUR writing. if they dont like then dont read it. haha. keep writing  =]
i_am_nobody replied...
Aug. 11, 2010 at 5:41 pm
thank you. i havnt really written something like this before so its always nice to kno what people think.
Wolf_Warriorz said...
Aug. 5, 2010 at 8:35 pm
This is awesomeness :) :) :)
i_am_nobody replied...
Aug. 5, 2010 at 8:37 pm
thank you, i was afraid that people would think i was a little  too blundt
Wolf_Warriorz replied...
Aug. 5, 2010 at 8:38 pm
I don't think it was. I liked it :)
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