That was then...This Is Now

May 23, 2012
By Tia Alger BRONZE, Irmo, South Carolina
Tia Alger BRONZE, Irmo, South Carolina
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Once upon a time,
Looking up into your eyes,
Once filled me with butterflies.

That was then,
This is now.

I sit behind you,
I’m silently pleading with you to say “hello”.

Remember back when,
When then was now,
Wrestling in the grass,
I never thought,
Maybe it wouldn’t last.

But that was then,
This is now.


The author's comments:
This poem was about my ex-boyfriend who left me after a year, it recaps some of the good times we had and how I coped with it.

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Tia Alger said...
on May. 27 2012 at 10:59 am
Thank you for your suggestions i will remember that for my next poem.

Tia Alger said...
on May. 27 2012 at 10:58 am
Thank you i aprecitate your comment

on May. 26 2012 at 10:04 pm
Blossomingblues BRONZE, Medina, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye- The Little Prince

I like the simplicity and honesty of this.

normgrl GOLD said...
on May. 25 2012 at 4:26 pm
normgrl GOLD, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Do we eat to live or live to eat?

I hope things are all well. And I'm the same. I sometimes find myself thinking about are days together...saying one thing that I most definitely do not want to admit: I'm not over him.

 

But, you're poem's nice. It's relatable. Put a little more imagery into it though. 





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