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I wonder
will our children
have your brown skin
or my blue eyes?

On our first date, will you
open doors for me, or
ask if it’s impolite to kiss?

How will you propose?
Will you spell the question
in sand at our lake, or
utter it, grinning,
as our families watch on?

On our wedding day,
will tears sting your eyes
as you watch me, a white blur,
down the aisle?
Will you whisper your love
as we lie, entwined
in our shared bed?

When we’re wrinkled and old,
will you still take my hand
and say
you knew I was the one
since that day we danced?

All this, while I
watch you from the back row,
your head bent over your desk,
we’d not yet met,
and I wondered.

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jesseay09 said...
Jun. 4, 2010 at 9:55 pm:
This is dope !!!
 
lyricsandlimericks replied...
Sept. 1, 2010 at 8:51 pm :
If this is dope, you must be on it.
 
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demetria said...
May 27, 2010 at 4:46 pm:
just one thing to say: try switching the (children) stanza  so that the order would be better. so you would go from date--to propose--to wedding--to kids---to old. unless you want them to have kids before everything else happens...your descision i am just suggesting.
 
mpacheco15 replied...
May 27, 2010 at 5:25 pm :
I liked how she organized it by making it like a daydream. Completely zig-zag about with a connection though.  I love this poem!
 
beautifuldisaster18 replied...
Aug. 1, 2010 at 8:56 pm :

I agree. I think it was perfect just the way it was written.

In my opinion, I don't think it needs any improvement.

 
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GangstaEyes This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 24, 2010 at 8:35 pm:
Wow....I love this - it captures the feeling of hopeful love really well. Would you read my poem "Not for Me" please?
 
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mandaaSMILEx3 said...
May 22, 2010 at 8:08 pm:
- I Reallly Have An Understandingg . As A Girlll _ We Too Have Questionss &' Expect An Answer . I Lovee It !
 
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sammie1997 said...
May 8, 2010 at 11:45 pm:
i love it! :)
 
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Jilybeanrb This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 5, 2010 at 7:50 pm:
You captured those special moments very well <3
 
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leona1127 said...
May 5, 2010 at 10:50 am:
I love love love it! SO cute and sweet and very well writen
 
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neonskies3423 said...
Mar. 22, 2010 at 11:59 am:
this is uber cute. i love it.
 
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phoebejane7 said...
Mar. 22, 2010 at 9:51 am:
love love love!!
 
i<333 phoebe replied...
Mar. 22, 2010 at 9:55 am :
hey me too
 
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whatIreallythink said...
Mar. 7, 2010 at 4:12 pm:
yeah... i do that :)
 
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philine said...
Feb. 28, 2010 at 5:41 pm:
i love this one! really very good!
 
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Andreww said...
Feb. 28, 2010 at 11:48 am:
Amazing... Very good meaning.
 
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mandymac said...
Feb. 6, 2010 at 6:50 pm:
i definitely relate to this, and i'm sure a lot of people do. i love the light tone, it's just like a day dream :)
 
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dadysgirl1516 said...
Jan. 15, 2010 at 1:03 pm:
This is a really good poem , just about any girl can relate to it. I love how real it is :D
 
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Duckie430This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 15, 2010 at 12:00 pm:
this is really cute. i like it.
 
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LimitlessDreamer said...
Jan. 15, 2010 at 8:40 am:
I love this....good job =)
 
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abooga.looga said...
Dec. 6, 2009 at 5:02 pm:
this is too cute.
 
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