Who Needs Love?

April 20, 2010
Useless device of those that fear solitude,
I will not succumb to your lusty allure
I prefer my lonely attitude
To the drama and heartache I strive to deter

The boys and girls preceeding me
That took the fiery road of relationship
Now claw at their agonized hearts, never free
(And I want nothing to do with it)

You keep your grip so tight on fools
That cling to hopes if only in vain
Hopes that their love clings to fairytale rules
To face the dead, icy weight of rejection again

You cut our wrists and be still untrue
Pathetic love, I don’t need you

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jaclynpee said...
Sept. 14, 2012 at 6:53 pm
Love the poem.  I'm the say way, I'm not one for love.  Pathetic obsessed weirdos to me.
Shey22 said...
Jun. 6, 2012 at 1:18 pm
its real. thats what i love about it, but i also sence some sadness in it too
QueenOfMars said...
May 17, 2012 at 6:16 am
......................... For all the beautiful line you've written, I'll say that I'M A FAN!! this is lovely... wow... thumbs up to you....
alymarie3 said...
Jan. 16, 2012 at 12:03 am
I love this sooo much!
BieberLover16 said...
Sept. 28, 2011 at 5:01 am
I absolutely agree with you on this! I'm not one for relationships either :P
Guerita said...
Aug. 30, 2011 at 2:33 pm
didnt you write it
jessisuarez43This 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...
Aug. 15, 2011 at 10:51 am
ok now this poem i do love. awesome job!
DarkAngelNinjaXP said...
May 20, 2011 at 10:07 am
Wow. This is so good, it really points out the pain love brings and also makes me feel thankful that my own relationship is good.
TJRoeds said...
Mar. 14, 2011 at 8:24 pm
First set of four lines equals --> :)  Sonnet? No.  Amazing?  Yes.
Tenthmuse replied...
May 12, 2011 at 1:12 pm

It is a sonnet.

It's written in Elizabethian form; you know, the kind Shakespeare used.

And thank you for the compliment!

Tenthmuse replied...
May 12, 2011 at 1:13 pm
As for my lack of iambic pentameter, I don't like the way it sounds. Left it out. It's not my style. :)
TJRoeds replied...
May 15, 2011 at 6:14 pm
Ah yeah, I keep forgetting about Shakespearean, Italian is all my teacher taught in school. Good work anyways.
JustMaricela said...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 1:03 pm
Whoa! Just whoa:)
heart_broken said...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 12:06 am
This is not a sonnet, it is not correctly counted by syllables as a sonnet is meant to be... it is a nice poem though and features impressive words. But really, don't call it a sonnet, it is not one.
LunaWingsFlyAway said...
Sept. 21, 2010 at 8:05 pm
finally a poem that speaks the truth...uve seen the lighttt....lol...its an amazing poem...and u shud most def write more
nightingle said...
Jul. 9, 2010 at 9:20 am
very very true...I know someone who gives pain to herself/himself coz they are in love.I want to shout at them using your words.....Nice work!keep it up...:)
StormyxD said...
Jun. 23, 2010 at 11:14 am
StormyxD said...
Jun. 23, 2010 at 11:13 am
This sonnet kicks seious butt. (:
sparkofheart said...
Jun. 3, 2010 at 4:07 pm
FreakShow818 said...
May 27, 2010 at 12:57 pm
This is absolutely amazing. I am very very impressed! This is some of the best stuff I've seen on here. Keep it up!
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