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You & Me

October 8, 2009
By bluemagnet22 PLATINUM, Dearborn Hts, Michigan
bluemagnet22 PLATINUM, Dearborn Hts, Michigan
24 articles 16 photos 644 comments

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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Adup5 BRONZE said...
on Nov. 4 2015 at 1:15 pm
Adup5 BRONZE, Plaquemine, Louisiana
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I can relate to “You & Me” because it brings me back to the day of my Grandpa’s funeral, and how different he looked from the last time I saw him. The line “You were so full of life, Yet now you are so cold” stands out to me because he was lifeless (pale) and his body was cold, but my heart cried to match his heart beat one more time. Then, I remembered how he seen me last time, and how he would want to see me the day of his funeral.

on Nov. 4 2015 at 11:29 am
angeltreshon BRONZE, White Castle, Louisiana
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The line that caught my attention from this poem was “You’ve changed since last September”. This line reminds me of my ex who constantly calls and tells me how I’ve changed since our break up in the month of September.

on Aug. 22 2015 at 10:28 pm
reminded me of my ex best guy friend

Izzy777 SILVER said...
on Jun. 20 2015 at 6:16 pm
Izzy777 SILVER, Tampa, Florida
9 articles 0 photos 63 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I always wonder why birds stay in one place when they can fly anywhere around the world. But then I ask myself the same question."

This is such a great poem. I, personally can relate to having A LOT of people around me changing and me staying the same. This poem as inspired me. Thank you!

on May. 31 2015 at 11:59 am
ElisaTheDuck ELITE, Rigaud, Other
323 articles 5 photos 166 comments

Favorite Quote:
LOOK AT MY PROFILE. DO IT.

This poem makes me feel so sad......but this is the truth, isn't it? People change, and that's life, but it still hurts to no end. This is an amazing piece though, great job!

Rach said...
on May. 21 2015 at 1:25 am
I know this probably sounds weird, but does qnyone happen to know the author. im doing an assignment on this and i really REALLY need to know!

on May. 5 2015 at 9:12 am
unicorns97 GOLD, Mt Zion, Illinois
10 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
You're time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.



You will never know how far you can fly unless you spread your wings."

I have felt this do many times. This is an amazing!

Zeeshan BRONZE said...
on May. 1 2015 at 11:25 am
Zeeshan BRONZE, Karachi, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Inspiration exists, but it must find you working." - Pablo Picasso

I can surely relate. Its pretty sad. Amazing peice of work!

on Apr. 27 2015 at 4:54 pm
NoNamer0102 BRONZE, Providence Forge, Virginia
1 article 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.”
― Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

That was nice

. said...
on Mar. 4 2015 at 9:35 am
How pretty!

on Mar. 2 2015 at 5:16 am
this isn't a sonnet

on Feb. 26 2015 at 1:13 pm
Gabbyyirene GOLD, Winter Garden, Florida
18 articles 0 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
You have every right to a beautiful life- Selena Gomez

This is my life.

on Feb. 19 2015 at 9:07 pm
I totally related to this sadly .

RealRiter GOLD said...
on Feb. 18 2015 at 3:20 pm
RealRiter GOLD, Astoria, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
"I did not fail 101 times, but I simply found 101 ways that did not work." -Thomas Edison

Nice! This is such a good poem!

GGauns said...
on Feb. 2 2015 at 11:36 am
GGauns, Ponda, Other
0 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
'We cannot choose to get hurt in this world. But, we do have some say in choosing what can hurt us.'

Describes exactly how I feel. Really good. Can you read mine and comment?? TeenInk.com/poetry/free_verse/article/753433/The-Unforgotten-Memories/

AustinR BRONZE said...
on Jan. 22 2015 at 10:57 am
AustinR BRONZE, Miami, Florida
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Gorgeous, simply so well written. The sadness from this experience seeps through the words. Any of use who can relate immediately fell in love with this piece. Again, an amazing piece.

shiin said...
on Jan. 20 2015 at 9:47 am
It's A Verry NicE !! ReLate Mutch :)
I Like This Poem ! <3

SCSKATE SILVER said...
on Jan. 18 2015 at 6:36 pm
SCSKATE SILVER, Austin, Texas
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a sonnet is a 14 line poem that rhymes :)

on Jan. 17 2015 at 12:25 am
nelehjr DIAMOND, Lingle, Wyoming
60 articles 11 photos 379 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

Beautiful. So sad though...

wilds PLATINUM said...
on Jan. 7 2015 at 8:00 am
wilds PLATINUM, Newfane, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Brave is not being fearless but being able to overcome those fears you have