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Your Change

December 11, 2008
By PK4evr ELITE, Allen, Texas
PK4evr ELITE, Allen, Texas
105 articles 5 photos 107 comments

Favorite Quote:
When life gives you lemons, make grape juice, then watch everyone wonder how you did it!

We talked a little

I defended you

You said you appreciated it

We talked some more

You defended me

I told you my inner, bleeding heart

Of which not many have seen

A dark and gloomy place

Not seen among my usual light

I told you of my suffering, joy, and pain

You listened and comforted me

And made me smile

But now no longer

Now I try to tell you of your faults

Correct your actions

Refine your character

Into what it can be

For the greater good

You now care for me no longer

I read too much in your actions

I thought you really cared

You now tell everyone my faults

My feelings

My weaknesses

What I had said in confidence

What had troubled me so much to tell

Because it made my pain alive and real

You did not care

Yet I believed you did

Now you leave me for some others

Who will one day betray you

One day to be hurt by them

Backstabbing people


Only caring for themselves

What you do not have to deserve

Now I silently weep as I think of you

For although you no longer care for me

No matter what you do

I still care for you

The author's comments:
People do change, and you have to realize that. The only thing in life that you can depend on is change, after all. Sometimes, when people change, it also hurts the relationship, and that is the case in this situation. I hope that you understand how I felt when this happened but that it’s okay when it happens to you.

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on Sep. 30 2009 at 5:53 pm
Writerzhand GOLD, Ball Ground, Georgia
16 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
I wanna carry a piece of who I was before so when I hit the wall, I REALLY hit the wall.


sunshinedez said...
on Sep. 2 2009 at 10:06 pm
woww. this is truely amazing. its soo relatable. thank you for putting it into words.

tatie1995 said...
on Jun. 25 2009 at 10:38 pm
this poem is is really grat in inspires me 2 move on

on Jun. 25 2009 at 8:21 pm
awesomeaugust GOLD, Boston, Massachusetts
10 articles 0 photos 176 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground"
~Theordore Roosevelt

Everyone has someone that they need to let go of- nice poem

on Jun. 25 2009 at 5:45 pm
myluvsong182<3 BRONZE, Harmony, New Jersey
1 article 0 photos 5 comments
wow, you really know how to get a reader to think about themselves with your writing. Awesome job! :) :) :)keep it up, cuz people need inspiration like you

amyxu said...
on Jun. 12 2009 at 6:23 pm
I like how the poem has a rhythm to it while, at the same time, keeping the ideas scattered enough to create the impression that it's all taking place inside somebody's head. The poem could use some poetic devices, but that's of course your decision. Adding metaphors or similies might change the tone of the poem too much. Good job!

Jaquie BRONZE said...
on May. 22 2009 at 3:24 pm
Jaquie BRONZE, West Palm Beach, Florida
3 articles 0 photos 407 comments

Favorite Quote:
This is certainly one of my favorites: "I will become even more undignified than this, and I will be humiliated in my own eyes." -2 Samuel 6:22

You might not realize it..... But you really are helping people. I didn't notice before reading but I've been hard on my friends and completely close-minded. Great job, and thank-you. Keep writing.

God bless,