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Making Wishes

March 12, 2015
By BlondeLies GOLD, St. Thomas, Other
BlondeLies GOLD, St. Thomas, Other
11 articles 1 photo 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"What ever happened to Romance? Sappy, soppy, longhand love letters..."


Growing up,
I didn’t make wishes.
Not when I blew out the candles,
Not when I saw a shooting star,
And not when I threw a penny in a fountain.

I didn’t need the wish.
Young naïve me had everything.
My parents were together,
My brother ended my loneliness,
And Christmas came with lots of presents.

When I hit high school,
Depression kicked in.
I had reasons to make those wishes again.
Every shooting star,
Every birthday wish.

I’m tired of wishing now.
They never come true.
What’s the point of asking,
If it never comes through?
But at 11:11,
I still wished for you...


The author's comments:

This idea came to me one day.  It's all true.


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Pyrilix BRONZE said...
on Mar. 13 2015 at 11:34 pm
Pyrilix BRONZE, Lititz, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
-Edgar Allan Poe

I love the overall mood, I think it was done very well. Nice poem!


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