Its Complicated

September 6, 2010
Don't leave me,
But go away.

I hate you,
But I love you.

Just listen,
But shut up.

Can I have that?
But I don't want it.

Its ugly,
But I love it!

It tastes nasty,
But can I have more?

I don't like you,
But you wanna hang out tomorrow?

I'm tired,
But I don't want to go to bed.

I love school,
But Is it time to go home yet?

I never want to see you again,
But I'll call you.

It so easy,
But its complicated.

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SaphiraBrightscales This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 21, 2013 at 10:46 pm
That poem is exquisite! I really like the layout and the theme and all the words. It's just amazing. Love it. 5/5!
notebooklady said...
Dec. 27, 2012 at 8:40 pm
This is so clever! And so true! :D
Sporty_Girl_Alicia_29 said...
Sept. 18, 2012 at 12:35 pm
This is SO amazing! i love it everything is SO true(:
CallMeFelix said...
Oct. 2, 2010 at 12:09 pm

Shouldn't it be "Just listen, but keep talking?" Saying to listen and shut up is the same, while the rest are opposites...and at the end, should probably be "It's so easy"

Great work! This really hits the nail on the head about what people think and feel xD

DifferentTeen replied...
Oct. 2, 2010 at 9:04 pm

just curious, how is telling someone to shut up the same as telling them to listen? I thought they were opposites.

Thank you for you comment though :)

CallMeFelix replied...
Oct. 2, 2010 at 9:17 pm
Because listening is not talking...and saying shut up is telling someone not to talk lol
DifferentTeen replied...
Oct. 2, 2010 at 9:28 pm
oh yeah! I didn't think about it that way, thank you lol
DifferentTeen replied...
Oct. 2, 2010 at 9:29 pm
oh yeah! I didn't think about it that wy, thank you lol
DifferentTeen replied...
Oct. 3, 2010 at 5:11 pm
Sorry bout that, I clicked the button twice I guess
CallMeFelix replied...
Oct. 3, 2010 at 8:10 pm
No problem xD for both things lol
hancampbell said...
Sept. 25, 2010 at 12:48 pm
Nice! Only suggestion: check the grammar and stuff. A few times, you use "its" instead of "it's". Other than that, great job!
PumaPawww said...
Sept. 24, 2010 at 9:56 pm
Love this. We all think this way and its just great to see these feelings put into words (:
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