Who You've Become

September 6, 2012
By Ollieanne GOLD, St. Louis, Missouri
Ollieanne GOLD, St. Louis, Missouri
17 articles 2 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world." -Harriet Tubman

Who are you and
what have you done with the one I love
What have you done with him?
I know you can't be him
I know he could never be so hurtful
I know he's better than you

Him and I used to be so close
Two peas in a pod
as the saying goes
Like partners in crime
But now you've replaced him with
someone much more cold
Someone who doesn't know what he's doing
Someone who doesn't care about others' feelings
That's not the boy I've come to know

What happened to the boy
I used to stay up with late at night
Playing Mario brothers and we'd fight
over who'd have to be Luigi
Now we fight over words said to me
and words left unsaid

What happened to the boy
who I used to sing songs with
while he'd drive me around
making up lyrics as he'd go along
Now he's standing at my door
saying things he'd never have said before
Saying things I know he doesn't mean

And I don't know if he'll ever come back
Because I don't know where he got off track
All I know is that he's gone while I have to learn to move on.

I don't know who you are anymore
I don't know what happened
I don't know why you would choose
to be this horrible person
when you could be the guy I used to know
The guy I've had to learn to let go

The author's comments:
This is a poem I wrote about how some people never change, and then there are those who change completely.

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so_joy SILVER said...
on Nov. 28 2012 at 1:16 pm
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
8 articles 0 photos 724 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

I absolutely adore this! Brilliant work! Amazing! You're so talented! Please read, rate, and comment on my poems :) It would mean a lot.


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