Unprepared | Teen Ink


January 23, 2012
By Zoe-22-Turner DIAMOND, Beverly, Massachusetts
Zoe-22-Turner DIAMOND, Beverly, Massachusetts
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I didn't think that seeing you
Would still make my heart skip a beat
I expected ice instead of heat
Wasn't ready for the flutter it would ensue
Nor for the race of my pulse
I was prepared for something else
Not for the sharp intake of air
I honestly thought I wouldn't care
Whether you were looking or not
Instead I felt as if I'd been shot
Right through my heart
The one inside me that's falling apart
I wish I hadn't been so naive
Or maybe that you never did leave
I was unprepared for what I would see
It simply crept up on me

The author's comments:
I saw the boy that has pulled at my heartstrings for close to a year now, and I thought I was over him. With that said, I was so not expecting my heart to skip a beat. But when I suddenly forgot how to breath...

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