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Don't Pretend That You Love Me (Your Words Are Killing Me)

September 24, 2009
By LilaW PLATINUM, Brampton, ON, Other
LilaW PLATINUM, Brampton, ON, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Live. Laugh. Love. Fight. Flight. Get it right.<3

Don’t pretend that you love me. Your words are killing me.

You tell me that you love me.
That you’ll be mine forever more.
That you’ll always be there for me.
On and on.
On and on your lies sink inside my body, soul, and heart.
On and on I fall for those simple, simple words.
Those words that consume my entire self,
That drown out every other feeling that I’ve felt before,
That take over every piece of logic that I know is true,
Those words that bring me over the edge of what is right and wrong.

As soon as those words leave your lips,
I fall down…down…lower…
I guess that’s what its like to be in love.
Or what it’s like to be in a farce love.
If you loved me,
If you would never leave me,
If you would be mine forever,
Then why don’t you look me in the eye when you say those words?
Why don’t you laugh with me like you used too?
Why aren’t you happy when your with me?
When you say those words I fall…down…down…lower…
But now those words are a lie.
And that lie is killing me.
Ripping me apart bit by bit.
You don’t love me.
You can’t even look me in the eye and say that you do.
Is it over so soon?
Don’t pretend that you love me.
Is it over?
Don’t pretend.
Is it really over?
Your pretending.
It’s over.

The author's comments:
Well, a high majority of teenagers know what it's like to be cheated on and the horrid feeling that emerges from that betrayal. I hope this poem reflects that pain.

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on May. 4 2012 at 11:43 pm
CoffeeandCuts BRONZE, Banks, Oregon
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I love this <3 I just went throught the EXACT same thing so I can relate. I started tearing up. It's amazing. I'm sorry that you have to go through this too.

on Aug. 14 2011 at 2:20 pm
Cielo4ever GOLD, Santa Monica, California
10 articles 0 photos 31 comments

Favorite Quote:
Thats Just How The Cookie Crumbles ;) -I have no idea who said this

Awesome. But you should put it under the poems! 

on Jan. 28 2011 at 6:32 pm
datrumpeter PLATINUM, Jefferson City, Missouri
40 articles 6 photos 59 comments

Favorite Quote:
'Before you insult someone, walk a mile in their shoes. that way, when you insult them, you'll be a mile away from them and you'll have their shoes.'

wow....i know exactly how this feels, and this poem almost made me cry. its amazing!! great work!

on Dec. 15 2010 at 3:34 pm
love2love17 GOLD, Springfield, Missouri
13 articles 0 photos 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. -Mae West

Very very well written and moving, just watch out for grammatical errors. But otherwise, great job! :)

skisoul96 GOLD said...
on Nov. 23 2010 at 1:26 pm
skisoul96 GOLD, Flushing, New York
13 articles 0 photos 43 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't worry about the world coming to an end today
its already tomorrow in Australia.

this was awesome. I tried writing ap oem really similar like a few months ago and it came out really bad nad now I read this and I'm sooo jealous, this was the affect i had wanted!

on Nov. 23 2010 at 1:21 pm
russianreader BRONZE, Charlotte, Vermont
2 articles 0 photos 51 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best."

I have never been in the situtation, but from what I know it sounds terrible and your poem really reflects that. Good job!!

on Sep. 18 2010 at 9:43 am
pookah22 BRONZE, Rockford, Michigan
2 articles 0 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.

great work!!

on Mar. 4 2010 at 1:19 pm
Dutchess BRONZE, Leland, North Carolina
1 article 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
The least deviation from truth is multiplied later a thousand fold.
~Alexander Hamilton

this poem is soooo true. i love how you really captured all the aspects of how someone feels after learning the truth about something like that.

on Feb. 10 2010 at 11:38 am
SammehGoesRawr, Lindenwold, New Jersey
0 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
I am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect, between the disaster and the atrocity.

nice x] i lyk iht

rokie101 GOLD said...
on Oct. 7 2009 at 9:59 pm
rokie101 GOLD, San Antonio, Texas
10 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
-Robert Frost-

I really like this!! good job!!

on Oct. 6 2009 at 5:57 pm
JenniferB. SILVER, Harvey, Louisiana
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This is very real, emotional, and good (saw your forum) check out my stuff too