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Just Because MAG

By Marial J., Bacolod, Philippines

     Just because I love being with you
Doesn't mean I have plans to stick around
Just because I think you're cool
Doesn't mean I'll heed all your advice
Just because you're beautiful to me
Doesn't mean I am willing to be your slave
Just because you're so damn funny
Doesn't mean you're the reason I always smile
Just because I put up with your silly mind games
Doesn't mean I'm oblivious to who you really are
And just because I like you so much
Doesn't mean I've fallen in love.
Don't misunderstand my friendship,
Never underestimate my feelings,
I won't get hurt all over again.

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This article has 16 comments.

i love this so much!

This is so true. Your great at writing. :)

on Mar. 20 2016 at 4:20 pm
ambivalent SILVER, West Bend, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. the worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. [sylvia plath]

of my favorites

on Feb. 5 2016 at 8:10 pm
KayeIsWriting SILVER, Oxford, Alabama
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Favorite Quote:
"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself!" - Franklin Roosevelt

This reminds me of so many people! Great poem!!!!!!

on Nov. 1 2015 at 9:45 pm
ItsTimeToBegin PLATINUM, Lexington, Massachusetts
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It's so simple yet powerful! Really like it!

on Dec. 2 2014 at 8:05 pm
LifeLeader PLATINUM, Roanoke, Virginia
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Your poem flows perfectly and I like how direct your statements are. Each feeling is backed by a description and the whole poem is relatable at several levels. It's great!

on Oct. 30 2014 at 5:24 pm
catcat101 BRONZE, Brooklyn, New York
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I love this poem so much! It's so beautifully written, and describes the perfect emotions! =)

on Jun. 30 2014 at 4:32 pm
Sherlocklives SILVER, Mnt. Marion, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Among them, not of them" ~Lord Byron

"I may be on the side of the angels, but don't think for one second that I *am* one of them." ~Sherlock

Holy crap. Thank you for writing this poem! It captured the perfect emotion and it is a wonderful, wonderful poem. VERY good. 5/5 :)

on Jul. 15 2013 at 11:43 pm
BananaGram BRONZE, Laurel, Montana
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Favorite Quote:
"I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way." - Carl Sagan

Very good, and accurate! Relationship poems are some of the hardest to write because of the emotion, but you nailed it! Nice job!

sarah98 BRONZE said...
on Jul. 15 2013 at 3:53 pm
sarah98 BRONZE, Holyoke, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
It is better to write for yourself and have no audience than write for your audience and have no self.

can i just say that you perfectly captured exactly what im going through right now!!?? Fantastic work

on Jan. 20 2013 at 1:58 pm
awestriking BRONZE, Chicago, Illinois
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I can completely relate to this! Great job capturing common human emotion.

on Nov. 16 2012 at 11:12 pm
AudreyW DIAMOND, Springfield, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Live the life you've dreamed."
-Henry David Thoreau

I loved this poem. Everyone can relate to it somehow.

on Nov. 16 2012 at 7:42 am
remember16 SILVER, WhiteLake, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
This is only a minor setback to a major comeback

this reminds me of my ex boyfriend i fallen inlove with and he hurt me so bad, i can rleate to this and im sure a lot of other people can goodjob! you should check out some of my poetry.

on Jun. 10 2011 at 8:28 pm
katherinetwizzee BRONZE, New York, New York
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Favorite Quote:
I don't have a boyfriend. I have a dog.

This reminds me of my ex-boyfriend. I fell in love with him, and this explains the emotion i still have.

lligwock said...
on Oct. 28 2008 at 3:28 am
I really like this too, almost everyone can relate to this at some point or another.

TaroPig said...
on Oct. 2 2008 at 10:49 pm
I love this poem. :] Keep it up. I can really relate to this.