All I Need Is a Friend MAG

January 28, 2009
By Ryan Moran BRONZE, Mt. Prospect, Illinois
Ryan Moran BRONZE, Mt. Prospect, Illinois
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Books fill up my room.
Not baseball cards,
or pictures of girls,
or basketballs.
Maybe a blown up picture of …
… Pam Anderson might help.

Black-framed glasses
and a white,
pale,
lanky
body.
I should start working out.

At least I can read.
I read four books a day last summer.
The librarian,
80-year-old Mrs. Woodsworth,
she knows my middle name.
If only I had a real friend.
I am sick of seeing her old,
bony,
pale body.
Although it resembles mine.

The kids at school laugh.
Is it the way I dress?
Lacoste,
Ralph Lauren,
La Tigre.
I’ve tried every designer out there.
Staying in the house really saves me money.
My stupid rich parents give me $50 a week for lunch.
$50 times 36 weeks …
what is that?
$1,000,
$2,000,
$10,000?
I should probably know.
Straight A’s 12 years in a row
and counting.

With all of this,
or none of this –
it depends how you look at it –
all I need is a friend.



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on Apr. 8 2011 at 8:42 am
i feel the same way :(

on Apr. 7 2011 at 2:22 pm
Come-n-Gone GOLD, Unionville, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
Isn't it funny how it only takes a few seconds to say hi, but forever to say goodbye?

Awe. I'll be ur freind!!!

on Apr. 5 2011 at 8:12 am
Mrs.banks BRONZE, Bamburg, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
" you can't take what God has given me"

 

I love this poem i have friends but I know exactly how it feel not to have one keep up the good work


on Apr. 4 2011 at 7:14 pm
sweetbreezydelight BRONZE, Columbia, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
Oscar Wilde
Common sense is not so common.
-Voltaire
A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
Oscar Wilde
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
Oscar Wilde
Did you ever think there's more to life than being really, really � really ridiculously good looking?
-zoolander

This is  a really nice poem its tough life being a nerd ,books are friends :).

shygirl101 said...
on Apr. 4 2011 at 5:18 pm
shygirl101, Martinsburg, Tennessee
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this is really cute

Zephyra said...
on Apr. 3 2011 at 11:30 am
Would u be my frnd?????????????

on Apr. 3 2011 at 11:02 am
TheWolfOfMay SILVER, Dayton, Ohio
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I like this poem, its really nice

michy_ BRONZE said...
on Apr. 2 2011 at 8:27 pm
michy_ BRONZE, Gainsville, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"everything happens for a reason."

this is really good.

Magyk32 said...
on Apr. 1 2011 at 10:09 pm
Magyk32, Ypsilanti, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
~Anonymous

one question - is this really you speaking? If it is, I know exactly how it feels to be an outcast. But you know, everyone's special - we're just more special. You'll find a friend. I haven't found a friend yet either. Liked your poem - it was really honest.

on Mar. 31 2011 at 11:08 pm
Zarianwen SILVER, Marinette, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein. --Walter Wellesley

I know the feeling. I love this poem.

on Mar. 31 2011 at 11:03 pm
Neon_Gypsy_Blood BRONZE, Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Favorite Quote:
Do or do not, there is no try.
~Master Yoda~

Thats a really cute poem! I like the pic u put with it and everything else!It describes me in some ways!

on Mar. 31 2011 at 8:47 pm
Awesomafied BRONZE, Columbus, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"Then if he thrive, and I be cast away, the worst was this: my love was my decay" -Shakespeare

Aww, I know how you feel, I used to feel like this too...

Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Mar. 31 2011 at 2:38 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

I can relate to this poem a lot. Also, the narrator reminds me of a couple of my friends. 

on Mar. 31 2011 at 11:17 am
Young_Poet_AEP BRONZE, Windham, New Hampshire
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Favorite Quote:
Never, Never Give Up.

This is how i feel sometimes. But this is a boss poem one of the best in my book. Up there with some famous poets

ronniesofly said...
on Mar. 30 2011 at 11:27 am
this poem makes meh want to cry and i know how  you feel to

on Mar. 28 2011 at 6:29 pm
susansunshine BRONZE, Hainesport, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't be afraid of the space between dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so." -Belva Davis

This is absolutely beautiful. I know exactly how you feel...but think about it this way: when that person who deserves to be your friend comes along, you'll appreciate them even more.

secrets said...
on Mar. 26 2011 at 10:17 pm
whats a freind iff they lie and decive you? be carful what u wish for and be selective with ur friends. i didnt have freinds awhile ago so i no where ur comin from.  keep wrtiin its an out let. great job

on Mar. 25 2011 at 11:55 pm
ThatOneShyGirlNoOneTalksTo BRONZE, Machesney Park, Illinois
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I can really relate  to this. Wonderful Job!

AliBali BRONZE said...
on Mar. 20 2011 at 8:17 pm
AliBali BRONZE, Bremerton, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"Well-behaved women rarely make history."

This is a great poem! It has real emotion. I love how I can relate to it. ;]

on Mar. 20 2011 at 5:59 pm
misslove BRONZE, Sherman, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
lifes a climb but the view is great

i think its really good. i love how you wrote it


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