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Not for Me

May 2, 2010
By Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee


I take in your breath-taking smile,
A dazzling sight to see -
Directed at someone who isn't me.

I look at your strong tan fingers,
So lovingly intertwined -
In a hand that isn't mine.

I hear your bold flirty comments,
That leave most in a state of shocked glee -
Said but not for me.


The author's comments:
Y'all know what I'm talking about - Loving someone who barely knows you're alive.

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on Jun. 6 2010 at 11:35 am
Amandaaa BRONZE, Jersey City, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Never Let The People Who Ruined Your Life In The Past Ruin Your Future.

aww made me tear up ; you got something most people dont (skill]

on May. 27 2010 at 5:28 pm
mpacheco15 BRONZE, Montclair, New Jersey
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Been there. He didn't know I existed until a certain someone, ahem, Brielle, yelled it into the middle of class.

on May. 24 2010 at 9:59 pm
Clementine SILVER, Gustavus, Alaska
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I like this poem. I think everyone can relate to it. Great job, keep it up!

Megs39 said...
on May. 23 2010 at 5:50 pm
i really like how you wrote this from a normal view...this happens to everyone, yet not everyone can express it as well as you did

Genster said...
on May. 23 2010 at 5:45 pm
I lalalalooove this poem. I think that everyone has had this happen before.  It gets to me because I've been in this very position, it sucks.