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You & Me

October 8, 2009
By bluemagnet22 PLATINUM, Dearborn Hts, Michigan
bluemagnet22 PLATINUM, Dearborn Hts, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
You were born an origanal why die a copy?The secret to success is the consistency to pursue.To the world you may be one person,but to one person you may be the world.To receive the right answer,you must ask the right question.Don't worry be happy! :)


I saw you today,
But you're not as I remember.
Your eyes no longer sparkle,
You've changed since last September.

You were so full of life,
Yet now you are so cold.
Your personality has tarnished,
When you once had a heart of gold.

You fell out of my life,
Just like leaves in the fall.
We were so very close,
Now you're not here at all.

You saw me today,
I'm the same as you remember.
My eyes still sparkle,
I've not changed since last September.


The author's comments:
Isn't it so sad when you see an old friend and their whole personality and outlook on life has changed...and not for the good. Well that's what inspired me for this poem...I hope you enjoyed it

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on Dec. 6 2016 at 10:01 am
Sofia_Gonz07 GOLD, San Marcos, CA, California
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I agree with you

on Dec. 6 2016 at 10:00 am
Sofia_Gonz07 GOLD, San Marcos, CA, California
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You write so good, don't stop :)

on Dec. 6 2016 at 9:35 am
JustinCJoiner, Daphne, Alabama
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This is so strong. Great Job!

on Dec. 1 2016 at 10:11 am
Melifluous_Stranger BRONZE, Hartford, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"The path to true love is paved by the person who doesn't see your flaws as imperfections."
"Just because your single doesn't mean your heart isn't taken."

there is nothing more painful than being in love with a person, that even though you know you'd still love them no matter how drastically they changed, you miss what they used to be.

on Nov. 28 2016 at 4:25 pm
gothicangel SILVER, Salem, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
The nail that sticks up is the nail that gets hammered down

This poem speaks to me it weighs heavy upon my heart i have so many people i once knew who are no longer the person i used to know or talk to

on Nov. 24 2016 at 4:19 pm
The_Unnoticed_One SILVER, Waco, Texas
5 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Time waits for no one." - Anonymous

This poem expresses a multitude of emotions. I feel as if there probably isn't a person who can't somehow relate to this in some way. I genuinely enjoyed reading this.

on Nov. 16 2016 at 9:57 am
brightblue2316 BRONZE, Murphy , North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart. - Helen Keller

This is such a beautiful poem!

TheWisp GOLD said...
on Nov. 12 2016 at 12:55 pm
TheWisp GOLD, Belvidere, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"The un-examined life is not worth living"
-Socrates

Old friend, ex-lover, lost family member... so many applications for the emotions in this. I'm so jealous of how you managed to concisely convey all of that. Great poem.

bpprince said...
on Nov. 10 2016 at 12:44 am
bpprince,
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This poem great i can totally relate to it

on Nov. 7 2016 at 10:41 am
TheFlashNatalie BRONZE, Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Wow this is an amazing poem. I love it so much. Thanks for making this it has touched my heart.

inutu BRONZE said...
on Oct. 15 2016 at 4:14 pm
inutu BRONZE, Livingstone, Other
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I love this poem it best explains how I currently feel about my old friend its perfect

on Sep. 28 2016 at 10:18 am
uhhregan BRONZE, Paragould, Arkansas
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I love this especially since fall is just starting, this poem has perfect timing.

on Sep. 27 2016 at 2:50 pm
thepoemprincess BRONZE, Eaton, Colorado
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Beautiful in a sense as well though

on Aug. 12 2016 at 10:45 am
RyeaAlexisYoung GOLD, Christiansburg, Virginia
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I LOVE this!!! Great job!

on Jul. 27 2016 at 10:13 pm
kiwi-dictatorship BRONZE, Centreville, Virginia
2 articles 3 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And in the end, we were all just humans, drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness."

I love this poem!

on Jul. 26 2016 at 8:25 pm
CreepyKarma13 BRONZE, Odessa, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
Stand up, brush it off.

Hm. Yea, it is always really sad.

on Jun. 19 2016 at 10:19 am
YoungBeauty GOLD, Claremont, New Hampshire
10 articles 0 photos 18 comments

Favorite Quote:
" Beauty isn't about having pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart, and a pretty soul"

I love this poem! you put so much heart and soul into it. It make me so emotional as I can relate to this. Keep writing!!

Henrymcc8 said...
on Jun. 9 2016 at 2:05 pm
Henrymcc8,
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I'm glad that I saw thus poem. This is really sad, and it really touches my heart. It was also really powerful. Great poem! Glad I read it!

on Jun. 9 2016 at 1:10 pm
interestingchoiceofwords, Holyoke, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"Tie a noose around your mind, loose enough to be fine..." Twenty One Pilots, Holding On To You

Short, but powerful. Sometimes people can give poems unnecessary length, but yours was perfect. On top of that, you mentioned no names, no specific events, and yet you still have about 800 people relating to it!

on Jun. 2 2016 at 2:59 pm
FallenAngel11283 PLATINUM, Cincinnati , Ohio
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Hello, I ran across your writing I'm very glad I found it. It's truly amazing my favorite line is, Your eyes no longer sparkle, You've changed since last September. Your a truly good writer.. Keep up the good work! I will be reading what you publish from now on. Have a wonderful day