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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imrighthereyouknow said...
May 9, 2010 at 12:47 pm
i love this!!! also, if you get the chance, could you look at some of my work?
BuggaDoodles said...
May 8, 2010 at 11:43 am

So true, love the description, i cant wait to read more!


Quotes_on_Notebooks said...
May 8, 2010 at 11:16 am
i love this!! i wrote something like this a while ago but i haven't posted it on teen ink yet. this is fantastic though, i love your wording and the imagry you have of people clawing at their broken hearts. please read some of my work if you get a chance!
crushed_vampire said...
May 7, 2010 at 8:04 pm
i absolutely love this  i can relate in so many ways..
mgraves This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
May 7, 2010 at 11:35 pm
absolutley love it! So totally true, can definitley relate! Please rate some of my stuff :)
beautifullyclueless replied...
May 8, 2010 at 10:26 am
oh my goodness this is so gorgeous!!!! i absolutely love this poem, and your way with words!!! congratulations!
cupcakesNbrownies97 replied...
May 9, 2010 at 9:51 am
I like this poem very much. And its so true. there's a girl in my class whho um...cuts herself..and is going out with a 16 year old guy when she is 13!!! Very scary. Who needs love anyway when you have awesome friends?
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