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Daydream MAG

July 16, 2008
By Anonymous

I wonder
will our children
have your brown skin
or my blue eyes?

On our first date, will you
open doors for me, or
ask if it’s impolite to kiss?

How will you propose?
Will you spell the question
in sand at our lake, or
utter it, grinning,
as our families watch on?

On our wedding day,
will tears sting your eyes
as you watch me, a white blur,
down the aisle?
Will you whisper your love
as we lie, entwined
in our shared bed?

When we’re wrinkled and old,
will you still take my hand
and say
you knew I was the one
since that day we danced?

All this, while I
watch you from the back row,
your head bent over your desk,
we’d not yet met,
and I wondered.

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jmc.13 said...
on Dec. 2 2009 at 11:22 am
jmc.13, Dobbs Ferry, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"I'd rather regret what I did than what I didn't do."

This is a beautifully written poem that manages to accurately describe a relationship, and does so from the refreshing perspective of a girl sitting at a desk at school. Really, really great!

on Nov. 13 2009 at 8:09 pm
alvina PLATINUM, Punta Gorda, Florida
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oh and i have blue eyes nd he has brown wat a coincidence

on Nov. 13 2009 at 8:09 pm
alvina PLATINUM, Punta Gorda, Florida
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this is one amazing poem i can easily relate to. i liked a guy at my old school before i switched and id always wondered the same thing as in this poem 99.9% of poems ive worte were about him always on my mind but be careful i was hurt easily by him too.

on Nov. 10 2009 at 10:02 pm
blumarine BRONZE, Fort Worth, Texas
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oh i know this situation :) like this poem very much!

live&love said...
on Oct. 2 2009 at 1:24 am
I love this poem so much because i can relate to it and it describes me and my crush to a t

He has blue eyes and i have brown skin and i sit behind him in two classes

on Jul. 19 2009 at 7:09 pm
RachelEliza PLATINUM, Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when theyre right, and sometimes good things fall apart so that better things can fall together -Marilyn Monroe

wow. i loved that. i know i for one, have done the same thing. to think about things that will probably never happen in such a way that makes me ache for it to be real. great job.

on Jun. 29 2009 at 1:49 am
Hay_Wire PLATINUM, Independence, Missouri
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wow. this poem is good.... which im sure you know, because of all the poeple who commented, but.. its kinda hurts at the same time

all i have to say, is be careful. i had a boy base his entire future off me. trust me, neither of us were happy when i refused to come true.

but its a good portrayal of something we all do :) keep it up.

known as em said...
on Jun. 29 2009 at 12:55 am
AMAZING leaves me speechless!

on Jun. 27 2009 at 5:09 am
cheyenneduhon PLATINUM, Lumberton, Texas
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Im knew to the sight and this is the 1st poem i read. Now im scared i wont be aable to do as well!

i loved it!

Keep writing cuz u r amazing @ it!

JasmineG. GOLD said...
on May. 31 2009 at 10:10 pm
JasmineG. GOLD, Lawrence, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"We're in the present not the future. The only thing we can do now is listen to our hearts and pay for it later with the satisfaction of knowing we did something actually worthwhile." -Jasmine Garver

wow..that says alot...its nice to daydream sometimes right?


on May. 28 2009 at 7:11 pm
MistressoftheNIght SILVER, Dexter, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"We start dieing the monent we are conseved" ----- anoynimes

the poemis great and i understand what u mean

on May. 5 2009 at 3:27 pm
NickMN23 BRONZE, Goreville, Illinois
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i like it how old are you?

on Apr. 24 2009 at 7:46 pm
Dead-eyed-Author SILVER, London, Other
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But it's great!

on Apr. 22 2009 at 7:46 pm
FluteLovinMeagan GOLD, Tampa, Florida
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Wow this poem is really cool, its easy to relate to, because that happens to alot of us. You know, thats how I felt when I met my boyfriend.

on Mar. 25 2009 at 8:34 pm
MySocksAreYellow, Utuado, Other
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I think this is a really amazing poem because it happens to me every time; my mind wanders by itself and I can't control all those stupid things I think about... I loved it, really.

on Mar. 24 2009 at 12:36 pm
LusciousKitten SILVER, New York, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Writing is my LIFE, Life is my INSPIRATION

I love it itz beautiful nd it happens to everyone itz great i love it

E.Lee GOLD said...
on Mar. 17 2009 at 1:07 pm
E.Lee GOLD, Akron, Ohio
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this is so great!! <3

on Feb. 22 2009 at 4:00 am
JessicaBuck GOLD, Fullerton, California
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best poem i've read yet.

on Feb. 18 2009 at 11:51 pm
Hay_Wire PLATINUM, Independence, Missouri
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i liked your poem... but.. its seemed a little off somehow. its good though.

try not to base yor life off someone else, they may not always be there

readnwrite said...
on Feb. 10 2009 at 12:25 am
i like the idea, but i dont think it was amazingly written. i think that the tone was almost juvenile, which took away from the meaning of the poem, which definitly has potential