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I love you more than you love me

September 22, 2010
By hannahbee7 DIAMOND, Boca Raton, Florida
hannahbee7 DIAMOND, Boca Raton, Florida
67 articles 1 photo 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
"You know you’re a writer if your friend tells you a heartbreaking story and your first reaction is – wow, that would make an incredible plot for a novel. You know you’re a smart writer if you manage to keep that reaction to yourself."

I know if I were to call you five nights in a row
You would only answer on the fifth
To say “Please don’t call me, we’ll talk when I want.”
But if you ever called me
I’d answer right away, apologize for not answering faster
And respond to every word out of your mouth
With energy and welcoming joy.

Two weeks ago was our anniversary
Which, just a year before, had passed with celebration and candles
On stale cake that we picked out together.
This year it came and went with no note
And when I pointed it out you shrugged “I forgot”
I wanted to slap you, right there
Across the face
Make my point.
But instead I apologized for not reminding you earlier
(Though I had)
and prayed to a God I didn’t believe in
for a lifeboat, we were drowning
and somehow in the waves of school, family, and life
we were being pulled apart
to die alone.

But I’d rather be unhappy with you
Than happy without
I think it’s a sin, I don’t care.
I haven’t done homework in a month and a day
Instead I’ve worked on saving something that maybe
Never existed in the first place.
But you exist, and that’s enough
To work for, to dream of
I’m scared.

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on Mar. 19 2013 at 4:33 am
SaphiraBrightscales DIAMOND, Islamabad, Other
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Favorite Quote:
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou
When i was little/I used to point a chubby finger toward the dark sky/And ask my father/why some stars moved and others didn’t/He would laugh and explain that some were airplanes/I still wish on them today ~ Laugh-It-Out
The feathers of a crow are black/The ink of my pen is blacker/The pain of my heart is blackest~ Mckay
If love produced a blossom/I’d take it in my palm/What a blessing, the bright color!/How soothing, such a balm!/I’d keep a petal for my own/The rest, drop from my hands/For such a flower would multiply/And populate the lands~ thesilentraven
And I began to rival legends/Long entombed before my birth./But for all my much envied fame/The lust for more would not abate./The plaques and prizes with my name/Will, like all things, disintegrate. ~ TheEpic95 now known as Helena_Noel

Gosh! Breathtaking..though I kinda loathe the helplessnes,  I really like the way you put it...I felt like puching the guy..

on May. 2 2012 at 7:10 pm
pianokeysevie SILVER, Clinton, Maryland
6 articles 0 photos 50 comments

Favorite Quote:
Aut viam inveniam aut faciam

i don't know you, but i hate him for you after reading this.. very sad, but really good!!

on Mar. 12 2012 at 4:51 pm
writer3499 GOLD, New Bedford, Massachusetts
11 articles 0 photos 196 comments

Favorite Quote:
"it's impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might has well not have lived at all-in which case you fail by default."

I love this! You really get the message across. Great job!!