Not My Fault

April 16, 2015

It’s not my fault.
It’s not my fault that I think you’re cool.
It’s not my fault that I think you’re pretty.
It’s not my fault that I think you’re the kind of person I’d hang out with.
It’s not my fault that I wish we could grow to be sisters.
It’s not my fault that I wish we could talk face to face.
It’s not my fault that I wish we had more time.
It’s not my fault.
Or is it…?
The only things I know for certain are my feelings, and even sometimes they’re in a grey area.
So whenever I feel something, I like to think that it’s not my fault.
But do you think it is?
What do you think of me, anyways?
Am I just some jaded sophomore who has no idea what she’s getting into?
Am I a confused kid who chose the wrong friend?
What am I to you?
I wish you understood.
No, screw that.
I wish I understood.
I wish we understood.

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HereSheIsThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Apr. 7 at 9:56 pm
I agree with y'all—this feeling is really relatable and you put it into words well, so kudos!
ThePoeticJustice said...
Jul. 22, 2015 at 11:42 am
awww, it's not your fault XP I absolutely love this piece, YOU EMBODIED ANOTHER PIECE OF MY BRAIN!!!!! another clap for the poetess and her amazing choice of vocabulary. this poem is very scene-savvy, meaning I can see a storyline even though there's not much aplied as scenery. good job, and I love it
alaina_h said...
Jul. 4, 2015 at 8:12 pm
This is one of my favorites...the message is touching and your use of repetitive stanzas really shows a very interesting technique. Great job!
Luv4Ever said...
Jun. 7, 2015 at 11:40 am
This is a great piece! i loved the message and found it easy to relate to. I really enjoyed this one and i cannot wait to read more of your amazing work!
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