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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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megg<3 said...
Dec. 2, 2009 at 4:49 pm:
i absolutely adore this poem,
amazing and beautiful!
 
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jmc.13 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 2, 2009 at 11:22 am:
This is a beautifully written poem that manages to accurately describe a relationship, and does so from the refreshing perspective of a girl sitting at a desk at school. Really, really great!
 
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alvina said...
Nov. 13, 2009 at 8:09 pm:
this is one amazing poem i can easily relate to. i liked a guy at my old school before i switched and id always wondered the same thing as in this poem 99.9% of poems ive worte were about him always on my mind but be careful i was hurt easily by him too.
 
alvina replied...
Nov. 13, 2009 at 8:09 pm :
oh and i have blue eyes nd he has brown wat a coincidence
 
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blumarine said...
Nov. 10, 2009 at 10:02 pm:
oh i know this situation :) like this poem very much!
 
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live&love said...
Oct. 2, 2009 at 1:24 am:
I love this poem so much because i can relate to it and it describes me and my crush to a t
He has blue eyes and i have brown skin and i sit behind him in two classes
 
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Rachel N. said...
Jul. 19, 2009 at 7:09 pm:
wow. i loved that. i know i for one, have done the same thing. to think about things that will probably never happen in such a way that makes me ache for it to be real. great job.
 
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HayWire This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 29, 2009 at 1:49 am:
wow. this poem is good.... which im sure you know, because of all the poeple who commented, but.. its kinda hurts at the same time

all i have to say, is be careful. i had a boy base his entire future off me. trust me, neither of us were happy when i refused to come true.

but its a good portrayal of something we all do :) keep it up.
 
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known as em said...
Jun. 29, 2009 at 12:55 am:
AMAZING leaves me speechless!
 
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Cheyenne D. said...
Jun. 27, 2009 at 5:09 am:
Im knew to the sight and this is the 1st poem i read. Now im scared i wont be aable to do as well!
i loved it!
Keep writing cuz u r amazing @ it!
 
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Jasmine<3 said...
May 31, 2009 at 10:10 pm:
wow..that says alot...its nice to daydream sometimes right?
~Jasmine:)
 
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mikigirlsos said...
May 28, 2009 at 7:11 pm:
the poemis great and i understand what u mean
 
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NickMN23 said...
May 5, 2009 at 3:27 pm:
i like it how old are you?
 
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Dead-eyed-Author said...
Apr. 24, 2009 at 7:46 pm:
STALKER!!!!!!

But it's great!
 
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Meagan128595 said...
Apr. 22, 2009 at 7:46 pm:
Wow this poem is really cool, its easy to relate to, because that happens to alot of us. You know, thats how I felt when I met my boyfriend.
 
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MySocksAreYellow said...
Mar. 25, 2009 at 8:34 pm:
I think this is a really amazing poem because it happens to me every time; my mind wanders by itself and I can't control all those stupid things I think about... I loved it, really.
 
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KittKat1119 said...
Mar. 24, 2009 at 12:36 pm:
I love it itz beautiful nd it happens to everyone itz great i love it
 
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<3::wish4wings::<3 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 17, 2009 at 1:07 pm:
this is so great!! <3
 
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Jessica B. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 22, 2009 at 4:00 am:
best poem i've read yet.
 
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Anonymous This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 18, 2009 at 11:51 pm:
i liked your poem... but.. its seemed a little off somehow. its good though.

try not to base yor life off someone else, they may not always be there
 
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