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Too Late

May 3, 2019
By Sarahx15 PLATINUM, Brandon, South Dakota
Sarahx15 PLATINUM, Brandon, South Dakota
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Favorite Quote:
"Someday everything will make perfect sense. So, for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason." - Art Thomas


You sometimes see her

The quiet shy girl in the corner

Who sometimes looks your way

 

You don’t really notice

How much she adores you

How her mind never leaves you

 

In fact, you don’t really notice her

She’s nice and pretty, you suppose

But she never speaks up

 

Not like you do

They say opposites attract,

But you figure that isn’t true

 

Besides, you like assertive girls

Who say what they believe

And smile and wink at you

 

Or…you thought you did

Until you saw her with him

Sharing a secret, silent joke


That made your heart heavy

Although you didn’t know why

You didn’t like her, did you?

 

Maybe you did,

But maybe you didn’t

Maybe you loved her

 

It brought you comfort to see her

Every day in homeroom

Occasionally gazing at you

 

It’s too late now

They’re happy together

You can’t break that up

 

So for her, you stay away

You pretend to be into some other girl

But in your heart, you know

 

You could have had her

But you couldn’t speak up

When it mattered the most

 

You see, my friend,

Neither of you won

But only you lost



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