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I Shouldn't MAG

August 25, 2008
By chocolateskunk7 SILVER, Ft Worth, Texas
chocolateskunk7 SILVER, Ft Worth, Texas
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I know I shouldn’t
But I have to
Magnets pull me toward heartbreak

I know I shouldn’t
But I do
Blindly falling when hopes dash

I know I shouldn’t
But when I don’t
I panic, systems crash
Wishing for what never will be,
I hope, hope for the impossible …

The phone rings.
“Light My Candle”
I scream.
Loudly.
I know I shouldn’t
But “hello?” I answer.
Tingly needles poke
When he replies
Love “I know I shouldn’t” but I do.
I am.



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on Feb. 23 2011 at 1:21 pm
anonymouse222, CC, Texas
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this is absolutely amazing! I can relate... a lot.

on Feb. 2 2011 at 5:04 pm
silentvocal SILVER, Chicago, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Don't try to fix what isn't broken

I like this but I am a little confused, but It's a wonderful piece. I like it becuase it isnt' handed to the reader, I have to think about what it is your saying and interperet it.

on Aug. 7 2009 at 3:30 am
despurlock DIAMOND, Morgantown, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The heart has its reasons which reason does not know." -Pascal, Pensees, 1670

This is fantastic. I think every girl can relate to this in some way or another. It is beautifully written, and I absolutely love the piece. Keep writing, you obviously have talent!

on Aug. 7 2009 at 3:23 am
PinkPrincess GOLD, Wellington, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
I think therefore I am

wow this is a very good poem good job

on Aug. 7 2009 at 1:43 am
Riverine14 PLATINUM, Pinedale, Wyoming
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I like it... very truthful. Check out some of my stuff. You might see something you like.

on Aug. 6 2009 at 9:42 pm
Lynzee Johnson BRONZE, Cochran, Georgia
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nice...very nice

Shay-la said...
on Aug. 6 2009 at 8:18 pm
this poem was wonderful, and I can't think of anything you could change about it

on Aug. 6 2009 at 7:16 pm
redcg416 SILVER, Parker, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
People who think sitting in a church will make you a christian must think that sitting in a garage will make you a car.

Wow this is great!

on Aug. 6 2009 at 1:29 pm
pinksage33 BRONZE, Woodstock, New York
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This is amazing. keep up the good work.

on Aug. 6 2009 at 1:12 pm
julia allgeier, Hamilton, Ohio
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you are a get writer... i love the whole meaning behind this one..