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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 Feb. 14 2012 at 11:53 am
BraxtonLangstonChapman SILVER, Lexington, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Dedication, Hard Work

I really would like for my writing to get this many comments can someone explain to me how this is done?

Ranea GOLD said...
on Feb. 14 2012 at 6:35 am
Ranea GOLD, Elkhart, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"It can always be worse, so put on a happy face and laugh!" (my own quote) &
"Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words may scar my soul."

great poem!!!!!!! i loved it so much because im surrounded by people who say love is a fairytale for them but its not for me, i totally related. keep writing

on Feb. 6 2012 at 9:39 am
maggiehoran96 BRONZE, Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Deep and open feelings in this poem, this was easy to relate to with intelligent word choice. Very insightful and meaningful. Inspiring as well :)

on Jan. 23 2012 at 9:24 pm
Bookworm1997 BRONZE, South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 article 0 photos 29 comments

Favorite Quote:
You cannot open a book without learning something. -Confucious

Great poem. I totally understand where you're coming from

on Jan. 23 2012 at 8:50 pm
iluvrockandroll2 PLATINUM, Tinton Falls, New Jersey
22 articles 0 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anymore."
— Lady Gaga

perfect! :) dont worry, you'll find someone when you least expect it!

on Jan. 23 2012 at 5:03 pm
CharlesHines401 GOLD, Brandon, Florida
10 articles 0 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Measure your life in love." Johnathan Larson

"Put Crisco on them problems and see how easy they slide away." Blu Bailey

"Tears don't mean you're losing. Everybody's bruising. There's nothing wrong with who you are" Jessie J.

I love this. It's so simple and grasps everything every person feels once in a while. I use to say "I torture myself with promises of fairytale love drilled into my heart by constant movie watching, Taylor Swift songs and ninties ballads."

on Jan. 23 2012 at 4:35 pm
MadiMac15 SILVER, Farmington, Missouri
9 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, And that enables you to laugh at life’s realities - Dr. Suess

i can relate, and this is amazing. :)

on Jan. 23 2012 at 10:04 am
sweetchild96 BRONZE, Lawrncville, Georgia
4 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
"live like its your last day"

this is so good.

BlueJay said...
on Jan. 23 2012 at 10:03 am
this poem is not only relateable but it touches so many teens who feel outcasted and need and want love like other too . it was realy good :)

on Jan. 22 2012 at 8:22 pm
rockyyyyyyyyy SILVER, Lawrenceville, Georgia
9 articles 0 photos 61 comments

Favorite Quote:
dont let people drive u crazy if you know its in walking distance

i like it.

Nessa13 GOLD said...
on Jan. 9 2012 at 9:29 am
Nessa13 GOLD, Charlestown, Indiana
18 articles 0 photos 109 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love, but never fall in love, because things that fall get broken"
-Taylor Swift

This is REALLY good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nofie GOLD said...
on Jan. 1 2012 at 11:10 am
Nofie GOLD, Jericho, New York
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:) this is such a great poem & part of that is because it's so relatable. Great Job!

on Dec. 13 2011 at 2:52 pm
meg schaetzka BRONZE, Brandon WI, Wisconsin
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o wow i love you pome it relly toutch me i a way unknow 

on Dec. 10 2011 at 7:37 pm
MimiCakes SILVER, Naperville, Illinois
6 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
"No matter what your going through, there is always someone around the world who has it worse than you."
"sometimes you have to push your pride to the side and let things slide"

Wow i can totally relate to that. I feel like i deeply connect with this poem.

on Dec. 9 2011 at 9:13 am
AmandaaPandaa GOLD, Glen Cove, New York
15 articles 9 photos 40 comments

Favorite Quote:
"what lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us"!!

wow i really think this is a really good poem i felt like i was really understanding your pain... never look down always look up for the new amazing possiblties great job!! 

niner PLATINUM said...
on Dec. 6 2011 at 6:50 pm
niner PLATINUM, Hartville, Ohio
32 articles 0 photos 31 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Isn't it funny how you broke my heart, but I still love you with all the pieces?"
"It's easy to stand in a crowd, but it takes courage to stand alone"
"What would you attempt if you knew you could never fail?"

wow! i love this! i like the defective sign replaced with a kiss part! creative!

on Dec. 5 2011 at 8:28 am
youngspeare BRONZE, Nairobi, Other
1 article 0 photos 273 comments

Favorite Quote:
We wouldn't ask a rose that grew from the concrete for having damaged petals; in turn we'd all celebrate its tenacity, we'd all love tz will to reach the sun well we are the roses n these are my damaged petals don't ask me why thank God and ask me how

Incredible poem you got there :) Keep it up.
Think you could check out my poem "Ghosts of the Past". I would really appreciate your feedback. 

mugsy27 BRONZE said...
on Nov. 18 2011 at 8:10 pm
mugsy27 BRONZE, Hunters, Washington
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this poems so amazing!  i love it, great job :)

on Nov. 18 2011 at 7:03 pm
babyscars SILVER, Los Lunas, New Mexico
6 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
I dont dance just because I'm alive. I am most alive when I dance!

Wonderful! I really enjoyed this poem I can relate perfectly! Soo Good!

on Nov. 18 2011 at 3:37 pm
ThePeaceDaisy BRONZE, Albany, New York
4 articles 5 photos 223 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Laundry is the only thing that should be separated by color.” - Unknown
I will change this every week!

I need love... :/ oh well i got friends. and this poem rocks, i so relate!!!!!