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Who Needs Love?

April 20, 2010
By Swindlewick SILVER, ..., Washington
Swindlewick SILVER, ..., Washington
8 articles 2 photos 50 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I do not agree with what you have to say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it." ~Voltaire

Useless device of those that fear solitude,
I will not succumb to your lusty allure
I prefer my lonely attitude
To the drama and heartache I strive to deter

The boys and girls preceeding me
That took the fiery road of relationship
Now claw at their agonized hearts, never free
(And I want nothing to do with it)

You keep your grip so tight on fools
That cling to hopes if only in vain
Hopes that their love clings to fairytale rules
To face the dead, icy weight of rejection again

You cut our wrists and be still untrue
Pathetic love, I don’t need you

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Safeleo said...
on May. 10 2010 at 5:21 am
Safeleo, Iwakuni, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Looking up into the night sky is like looking into infinity - the distance is incomprehensible and therefore meaningless."
-Douglas Adams

So true. When they finish editing it, look at my "Love and Why we have it."

on May. 9 2010 at 12:47 pm
shelterisland GOLD, Montclair, New Jersey
14 articles 0 photos 175 comments

Favorite Quote:
-Biting's excellent. It's like kissing only there's a winner."-Doctor Who, The Tardis

i love this!!! also, if you get the chance, could you look at some of my work?

on May. 9 2010 at 9:51 am
NeverFallTooHard PLATINUM, Hartford, Wisconsin
24 articles 5 photos 98 comments

Favorite Quote:
Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.~ Rumi
Realisim, in painting, is what one wants to see, not what they really see. ~ Janet Fish

I like this poem very much. And its so true. there's a girl in my class whho um...cuts herself..and is going out with a 16 year old guy when she is 13!!! Very scary. Who needs love anyway when you have awesome friends?

SaydeBug said...
on May. 8 2010 at 11:43 am
SaydeBug, Ashland, Missouri
0 articles 32 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
You'll never secede if you don't try!

Love: so hard to find but so easy to lose

If i see it; will i know it; or will it slip away

So true, love the description, i cant wait to read more!


on May. 8 2010 at 11:16 am
Quotes_on_Notebooks GOLD, Allentown, Pennsylvania
10 articles 6 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We all die. The goal is not to live forever, the goal is to create something that will." ~Chuck Palahniuk

i love this!! i wrote something like this a while ago but i haven't posted it on teen ink yet. this is fantastic though, i love your wording and the imagry you have of people clawing at their broken hearts. please read some of my work if you get a chance!

on May. 8 2010 at 10:26 am
beautifullyclueless GOLD, Fort Worth, Texas
16 articles 0 photos 24 comments
oh my goodness this is so gorgeous!!!! i absolutely love this poem, and your way with words!!! congratulations!

mgraves GOLD said...
on May. 7 2010 at 11:35 pm
mgraves GOLD, St. Louis, Missouri
13 articles 16 photos 52 comments
absolutley love it! So totally true, can definitley relate! Please rate some of my stuff :)

on May. 7 2010 at 8:04 pm
crushed_vampire SILVER, Loving, New Mexico
8 articles 3 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
the whisper of a pretty girl can be heard further than the roar of a lion

i absolutely love this  i can relate in so many ways..