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If You've Got a Minute MAG

January 10, 2010
By Emanuella Reznik PLATINUM, Brooklyn, New York
Emanuella Reznik PLATINUM, Brooklyn, New York
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I'm so emotionally distant
from all these people that
think I'm discussing, but
these conversations are all
one-sided, so much so that
it's disgusting.
I won't share a single thing
about myself, I'm
so private, but
if you were the one asking,
I'd tell you a secret,
wouldn't hide it.
So deeply personal that you
would not believe it,
but in my mind
that's the definition of
a secret.
I'm wrapped up in my head
and won't let a person in, but
if you stood there knocking,
I'd give you all the passes.
And if I knew you
wouldn't say stuff
to a single living soul,
I would trust you with the
burdens of the things
I've never told.
I would tell you anything,
everything there is to know.
If you said you really cared,
I would give you me whole.
I would give you the answers
to the questions never asked, and
I would even write my story
if you'd read the pages
first to last.

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This article has 4 comments.

on Mar. 6 2011 at 4:05 pm
Justbeme SILVER, Burlington, Washington
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Wow! I really like it. This is totally how I feel sometimes. Keep writing I love it.

on Feb. 28 2011 at 8:53 am
Almost_Lover GOLD, Mission, South Dakota
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aww that how i was but not no more i hope u can open up to people u'll feel more loved =]

on Feb. 25 2011 at 10:27 pm
SummerDays11 BRONZE, Kamloops, Other
1 article 1 photo 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
If I were to wish for anything
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential,
for the eye which,
ever young and ardent,
sees the possible.

I can totally connect with this.

on Feb. 24 2011 at 8:31 pm
Cookie_Monster428 BRONZE, Conyers, Georgia
4 articles 0 photos 7 comments
This poem is amazing! Its so personable and deep. Write more like this!