The Way

July 12, 2012
The way you touch my face, early in the morning
The way you text me after I fall asleep and before I wake up
The way you hug me like I’m your oxygen, and your dying
The way you complement my crappy outfits & horrible hair
Maybe it’s the way
The way the corner of your lip twitches when you think
Or the way you hold my hand like I’m the fridge and you’re the magnet

Like I’m the thunder and you’re the lightning

Like your the PB and I’m the J

Like a lamp to a bulb
Without each other were useless
Because in fact, you see
It’s the way you’re my oxygen
My refrigerator
My lightning
Your smile

It’s the way you make me love you

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sbets said...
Jul. 29, 2012 at 12:16 pm

This is adorable! Good descriptions. Altogether great job.

Please read, rate, and comment on my poems! Thanks!

. replied...
Oct. 6, 2012 at 8:18 pm
^That's me. Mind checking out my work?:)
TraceS. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 26, 2012 at 7:50 am
Nice use of imagery. While I can't personally relate to this, I can understand the meaning. Great job.
ShadowAngel2468 replied...
Jul. 27, 2012 at 2:29 am
thanks soo happy u liked it, i luv ur work
IMAdreamerThis 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. said...
Jul. 17, 2012 at 10:08 pm
Sooooo sweet, and a beautiful thing to hope for
ShadowAngel2468 replied...
Jul. 18, 2012 at 3:23 pm
thankyou, happy you enjoyed it!
somerandomperson said...
Jul. 16, 2012 at 11:50 pm
i love this it ssoo sweet and i can relate
ShadowAngel2468 replied...
Jul. 17, 2012 at 3:28 am
awww thank you so much, im happy ppl can really feel this happy
ShadowAngel2468 said...
Jul. 16, 2012 at 6:15 pm
Thanx, i'll take it into consideration, appriceate the honesty :)
Wearing_Westwood said...
Jul. 16, 2012 at 10:03 am

I really liked this poem!  It was so sweet and cute

however, in line 7, you said " your dying"

it should be "like YOU'RE dying"

But other than that it was excellent!

ShadowAngel2468 replied...
Jul. 16, 2012 at 6:14 pm
Thanx for noting that, im usually the grammer freak lol
This is me said...
Jul. 15, 2012 at 11:52 pm
I hope love feels like this too!
AlmostPublished said...
Jul. 15, 2012 at 11:40 pm

Love it, a classic. Honest, keep writing.

The whole magnet and fridge thing was soooo original but try to outnumber the old like pb and j. So that you have more of your creativity but still a sense of class.

B.Madu said...
Jul. 15, 2012 at 6:43 am
it's perfect. I like it. hey will u pls read & comment my work too?
Dye-Hard-With-Passion said...
Jul. 15, 2012 at 1:30 am
I love it. Its good. You should right more.
ShadowAngel2468 replied...
Jul. 15, 2012 at 1:32 am

thank you, i have its still pending


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