Let Us Love

November 30, 2011
Why do our parents say
It’s so futile and juvenile
For two teenagers to fall in love?
Why can’t we?
So what if we don’t love like adults?
So what if we hold hands
To show our affection?
Who are they to say
That’s not good enough?
And why not enjoy
Whatever it is we have
While we’re young?
While we’re crazy enough
To enjoy the overwhelming lust,
When we can see each other
Every single day,
Without any real life adult problems
To deal with.
Stop telling us how we’re doomed to fail,
And let us enjoy
Whatever you won’t
Admit to be love.

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LifeIsPoetry said...
Dec. 2, 2011 at 10:28 am
I agree with this poem! Adults say we should wait to fall in love, but how can we learn what love is if we don't figure it out as teenagers? I love your point of view and how you present it. Very well written. Maybe you can review some of my poetry?
Matice said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 11:08 pm

Incredible job. I loved reading that. You're really talented.

Please take a chance to look at some of my work. I'd love to hear some feedback from you. :)

ThePeaceDaisy said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 8:16 pm
It's so true..I once felt like I was in love, but I'm not totally sure. Anyways, I love this poem! It's going on my favorites list :)
kwoodman821 said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 7:58 pm

This is incredible! i love it!  =D


WhiteWings said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 6:28 pm
interesting point...very well said
Kalii said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 3:19 pm
This is super good! & I feel this way sometimes... (:
Natasha1994 said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 11:51 am
i love it you put something that is really true for us young kids alot ppl wouldnt write something about this good job
Simplemelody said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 10:55 am
This is very good and describes what happens in many of our lives. The true question is why arent we allowed to love as teenagers. My dad has always told me its because are brains arent developed enough to handle it. But I disagree ive been in love and its the best thing in the world and we handled it just fine until it was over anyway. Great Job!
KShep12 said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 9:26 am
I really like this poem. I love the concept of falling in love. This just described exactly what was on my mind!
Rainyday said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 9:20 am
I think you did an amazing job on this poem i liked it alot and feel like you did a great job capturing emotions and adressing a subject most teens can relate to
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