This Poem Is Not For You

December 8, 2012
By BrittDawn PLATINUM, Winnipeg, Other
BrittDawn PLATINUM, Winnipeg, Other
23 articles 0 photos 45 comments

Favorite Quote:
And at that moment, I swear we were infinite.


I will not write this poem
about you,
about me and you-
that we were never one,
we were never together,
and that's what kills me the most.

Of course we have to live in the
same town,
and you know all about me,
I know all about you
but this poem is not about you.

I may tell my friends I want you to
die,
but really I want to know why-
because answering my messages
doesn't take that much effort,
but I keep forgetting I was never worth the effort,
and that is why this poem is not about you.

Have a nice life,
but not too nice-
because I never. ever. ever
want to see you with some other
girl, please not ever.



Similar Articles

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

This article has 3 comments.


on Dec. 14 2012 at 8:30 pm
BelieveInLoveAtFirstSight PLATINUM, Manchester, Connecticut
21 articles 0 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
The way I see it, every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don't always soften the bad things, but vice versa, the bad things don't necessarily spoil the good things or make them unimportant. -The Doctor

You can correct me if I am wrong, but I had a feeling as I read this that the poem isn't about him but in a sense to him.. In like a secret world where he reads it but he doesn't. Like if you want him to read it but you don't, afraid he will know who it's about.. Please correct me if I am wrong

on Dec. 14 2012 at 2:44 pm
FearlessAngel GOLD, Bellevue, Nebraska
10 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Pain is just a simple compromise, so we can get what we want out of it."
~Paramore

Brilliant idea to put the "goodbye but don't move on" at the very end. This is the most entertaining and clever poem I've read so far. = )

on Dec. 14 2012 at 8:21 am
CariePierce BRONZE, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
3 articles 0 photos 48 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Imagination rules the world." -Napoleon Bonaparte

Ironic, in that the narrarator repeatedly state that "this poem is not about you", yet the entire poem is, in fact, about that person. I liked that. Make sure it flows off the tongue, though. Remember to read your pieces out loud to yourself to make absolute certain of that. Otherwise, good job.


SciArc

MacMillan Books

Aspiring Writer? Take Our Online Course!