As I Lay Awake at Night

April 16, 2012
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I lay awake at night

When I’m supposed to be asleep and

As I lay awake

I think about what could have been

What is, and what will be

As I lay awake at night

All I see is you and

Those bright blue eyes, which

light up my day

When I have lost hope, when I feel

Like no day could get

Any darker

As I lay awake at night

I wonder about how you always seem to

Have your back to me

When I want you to look me in my eyes

Give me a kiss, you know

Express how you really feel

About me, and show the world

That you can like someone different

Someone like me

As I lay awake at night

My heart aches at the fact

That you and I will forever be

Just as we are now-

Friends and nothing more

The pain, oh the pain

As I lay asleep at night

I dream about you

And for once,

Everything is exactly the way

I want it to be

Then it all disappears and my eyes open

Oh, how I hate dreams

Because they give me a false sense of reality

They mess with my mind,

They remind me of what could have been

What is, and what will be

As if they thought I had forgotten

Over night

I wish, oh I wish

It were that easy

to forget that you and I

will never be

just you and me

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Silverlyra19 said...
Sept. 15, 2012 at 8:10 pm
I absolutely love this. The beginning was great, a good use of repetition. Thank you for the awesome read!!!!
DanielM said...
May 25, 2012 at 6:59 pm

I found your poem really intersting. Keep it up.

Suggestions: maybe add a hook at the end.

Keep it up and this was awesome

maddyhatter said...
May 17, 2012 at 7:59 pm
really good exactly how the mined of some one despretly in love with there friend thinks (or so i'm told)
BekkaGoodwin replied...
May 18, 2012 at 5:33 pm
Thank you so much!
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