My Marine

August 9, 2012
You’ve been in my heart again and again with you wide eyed grin.
Eyes more beautiful then twinkly stars above my head.
You drive circles around my heart like a race car around the track.
Your arms around me more sturdier than the Statue of Liberty.
You fight for Freedom and for pride and I worry that one day I won’t see your eyes.
Your laugh is a song that I can’t get out of my head.
When you’re gone clouds surround me and I am proud to call you my United States Marine.
I feel that you belong with me,
But you feel differently.
You think of me as a friend and that we can never be.

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so_joy said...
Dec. 3, 2012 at 12:41 pm
Wow. This poem left me completely speechless. I am shocked from the amount of emotion put into this poem. You are great at conveying emotions through your poems. That poem left me very sad. I see this is your only piece of work you have put up, and I beg you to keep on publishing them on TeenInk. You have an amazing talent. Please read, rate, and comment on my poems. It would mean a lot:) Thanks!    
remember16 said...
Oct. 18, 2012 at 6:43 am
i can relate to this poem in a way.  My boyfriend is thinking about joining the army or marines after he graduates in june and it scares the crap out of me.   i REALLY REALLY LIKE THIS POEM
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