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Need Love?

December 31, 2008
By carijoy SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
carijoy SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
8 articles 24 photos 51 comments

See it but never feel it.
Get close, only to push it away.
“Don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone”
Epitome of my life.
What is wrong with me?
What makes me so un-lovable?
Can someone remove this defective sign from my forehead,
And replace it with a kiss.
I want more than mediocre.
I want someone to miss.
Do I ask for too much?
Are my requirements unachievable?
My heart remains unconquered, unattained.
I’m tired of fairy tale endings,
Silly thoughts put in my head by unrealistic, but hopelessly believable movies.
They are all the same.
Girl meets boy. Girl messes it up. Boy forgives girl.
Happily Ever After.
At least they let on that relationships have problems.
I want raw, unrelenting love.
The real deal.
No movie, novel, or episode of “Sex and the City” could ever touch.
Left alone, drowning in thoughts,
Who else in the world could need love,
Like I need love?

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on Mar. 7 2009 at 3:12 pm
Very good :)

I usually don't care for poetry but I really like this one.

decouvrir GOLD said...
on Mar. 7 2009 at 12:13 am
decouvrir GOLD, Cedar Park, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
“Music is a total constant. That's why we have such a strong visceral connection to it, you know? Because a song can take you back instantly to a moment, or a place, or even a person. No matter what else has changed in your or the world, that one song says the same, just like that moment.” -Sarah Dessen

This is a really good poem!!! You did a great job!!

on Mar. 6 2009 at 6:23 am
lexikeys247 SILVER, Forks, Washington
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LOVED IT! dont we all feel this way?

on Mar. 5 2009 at 1:48 am
imastar_123 SILVER, Coral Springs, Florida
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i really enoy this i actually understood it its real good

on Mar. 3 2009 at 11:31 pm
BlackashAngel BRONZE, Yellow Springs, Ohio
4 articles 0 photos 1 comment
True... so very true *sniff*

jeezlouis said...
on Mar. 3 2009 at 6:05 am
Joy. This poem speaks truth! Way to tell it like it is. :)

on Mar. 3 2009 at 3:38 am
luvyellow33 GOLD, Hoffman Estates, Illinois
10 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
Whatever dont kill you will only make you stronger

You will find the right person for you one day. When that happenes you be so happy. Also great poem

Bridie ELITE said...
on Mar. 2 2009 at 9:45 pm
Bridie ELITE, Massapequa, New York
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Favorite Quote:
She can because she thinks she can.

This poem is so true I'm also getting sick of the whole Love Story thing, because that's not the whole Picture for life. I guess that's why I love The Trgedy of Romeo and Juliet so much. If you have time you should read it I think you might enjoy the spin Shakespear puts a spin on the whole quest for happieness.

on Mar. 2 2009 at 8:06 pm
kissingdawn331 SILVER, Palatine, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"when your hourglass runs out of sand you can't flip it over and start again."(changes weekly so check next weeks l8er)

wow gr8 job...I want my own edward cullen sighs

on Feb. 28 2009 at 10:14 pm
ElizabethS. PLATINUM, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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This is so true. Keep writing and editing your work.

on Feb. 27 2009 at 11:34 pm
skywriter11 GOLD, Glenmont, New York
16 articles 1 photo 18 comments
Well said, especially for those of us who still haven't found our prince (or princess) charming. Good luck. :)

on Feb. 27 2009 at 11:10 pm
Hay_Wire PLATINUM, Independence, Missouri
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wow. thanks for that, you know. nobody gets it. were only teenagers. we dont need love right now. whatever. i see what everyine else has and wish i could touch it for one second.

carijoy SILVER said...
on Feb. 27 2009 at 1:32 pm
carijoy SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
8 articles 24 photos 51 comments
To Taylorcakes:

Sure! You may use my poem for your poetry anthology! I feel honored. :)

Thank you for your support. Hope English goes well.

Carolyn S.

Taylorcakes said...
on Feb. 27 2009 at 3:58 am
I loved your poem! And I was wondering if I could use it in a poetry anthology I have to create for my english class?

on Feb. 25 2009 at 11:51 am
oruga101 BRONZE, Lexington, Kentucky
2 articles 0 photos 8 comments
Aww. : (

That was sad. It really can be hard not having someone to love, but the longer you have to wait, the more you'll appreciate that first person : )

If you don't mind, please go read, rate, and comment on my poem. Please!

on Feb. 25 2009 at 12:57 am
silentlywescream BRONZE, Mattawan, Michigan
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amazing, i love it all i have to say is wow don't stop writing

Tonks BRONZE said...
on Feb. 24 2009 at 11:09 pm
Tonks BRONZE, Wesley Chapel, Florida
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That sense of yearning for love is something that I think everyone can relate too, especially me. Its beautiful, keep writing, I love your work and this is the first I have read.

on Feb. 24 2009 at 12:17 am
YouCanCallMeSarah, Belvidere, Illinois
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You live in Marblehead?!


I love that town <3

on Feb. 23 2009 at 3:52 pm
Brittney BRONZE, Mechanicsburg, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. -Jimi Hendrix.

the poem-Just beautiful. A poem that almost everyone can relate to.

you- be patient. A wonderful girl with such great talent won't be waiting for long.

poetess said...
on Feb. 21 2009 at 2:12 am
that was a really good poem.

hey everyone! Please check out my work:

And please do rate it and comment. I am struggling with some self-esteem issues, and i would really like some feedback. Negative or positive, all is welcome! Thanks.