Three Little Words

July 17, 2010
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Do you really love me?
Like you say you do
Or are those beautiful words
Spoken often, but not true

It truly scares me
Those three little words
Am I right to feel this way
Or is it completely absurd?

Eight letters, three syllables
Each filled with so much power
But when so overused
It’s beautiful meaning turns sour

It is truly wrong and depressing
How easily it rolls off their tongues
Yet when I hear that phrase
I lose the air in my lungs

I begin to panic
And my heart races faster
My throat closes up
It becomes a disaster!

Why do I feel this way?
I guess It’s lack of trust
There is a very fine line
Between real love and lust

When you open your heart
And you’ve been betrayed
It’s hard to love again
If you have been played

If I say “I Love You”
And mean it from the heart
You would then have the power
To rip and tear me apart

When your arm is broken
It takes time, but it will heal
When your heart is broken
It’s hard to tell what’s fake from what’s real

If you truly love me
You have to understand
You need to be patient
To just hold my hand

Prove it, don’t say it
If you want my love
And if you succeed
I’ll be everything you’ve dreamed of...

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Davina K. said...
Sept. 19, 2010 at 2:18 am
this is amazingg <3 you have an incredible talent for writing [:
bkcrider92 replied...
Oct. 15, 2010 at 12:47 am
Thanks for your support my number 1 fan! haha =D
olican16 said...
Sept. 6, 2010 at 5:37 pm

I really love this poem!! I feel the exact same way!! I no that im not ready for love yet... i mean i believe that love is a really powerful thing and im just a teen..... so yea i COMPLETLY agree with you!!n 


Great job... Check out my stuff??

bkcrider92 replied...
Oct. 15, 2010 at 12:46 am
Thank you so much! Yes love is really powerful and that's why it's such a shame that people don't take that word seriously anymore! I will definitely check out your work and you can take a look at my other ones if you'd like =D
musiclover123 said...
Aug. 16, 2010 at 7:41 am
awesome as always =)
bkcrider92 replied...
Aug. 16, 2010 at 2:33 pm
Thank you! I love all of your support =D
musiclover123 replied...
Aug. 21, 2010 at 5:40 am


I put up more poems by the way =)

Alisha62293 said...
Aug. 16, 2010 at 6:36 am
This was such an amazing poem. you did a wonderful job at saying exactly what needed to be said instead of adding extra things to it. Keep up the good work, i hope to see some other awesome poems from you soon =D
bkcrider92 replied...
Aug. 16, 2010 at 2:32 pm
Thank you so much! <3 and i'm sure you'll see more i'll never stop writing ;)
jennybear said...
Aug. 11, 2010 at 9:39 pm
this made me cry bc it is soo true you have a amazing gift in poetry and should keep proving it!!
bkcrider92 replied...
Aug. 12, 2010 at 10:56 pm
AWWW thank you so much! Hearing that made my day! =D
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