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Need Love?

December 31, 2008
By carijoy SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
carijoy SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
8 articles 24 photos 51 comments

See it but never feel it.
Get close, only to push it away.
“Don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone”
Epitome of my life.
What is wrong with me?
What makes me so un-lovable?
Can someone remove this defective sign from my forehead,
And replace it with a kiss.
I want more than mediocre.
I want someone to miss.
Do I ask for too much?
Are my requirements unachievable?
My heart remains unconquered, unattained.
I’m tired of fairy tale endings,
Silly thoughts put in my head by unrealistic, but hopelessly believable movies.
They are all the same.
Girl meets boy. Girl messes it up. Boy forgives girl.
Happily Ever After.
At least they let on that relationships have problems.
I want raw, unrelenting love.
The real deal.
No movie, novel, or episode of “Sex and the City” could ever touch.
Left alone, drowning in thoughts,
Who else in the world could need love,
Like I need love?

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on Jul. 17 2011 at 3:53 pm
CarpeDiem96 GOLD, Pawleys Island, South Carolina
16 articles 1 photo 8 comments
? Your username is "willumarryme". You clearly have some love issues too.

willumarryme said...
on Jul. 16 2011 at 5:12 pm
how can u relate to this

on Jul. 9 2011 at 11:36 pm
polyprincess16 SILVER, Tracy, California
7 articles 0 photos 29 comments

Favorite Quote:
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

I love this. So many people can relate to it, and that's why this so easily pulls at our heartstrings..

on Jul. 9 2011 at 2:52 pm
MoonHeart SILVER, PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania
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love is an unconcerable feeling and hard to come by but when  you get it you will know.

on Jul. 9 2011 at 2:50 pm
poetface SILVER, Woodruff, South Carolina
6 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.” Marcus Aurelius

Awesome! I felt like it pulled the words right from my head. I've asked myself the same questions. I LOVE THIS

kbrown SILVER said...
on Jul. 9 2011 at 8:11 am
kbrown SILVER, Portland, Oregon
9 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
smile before its too late

Love what need of it to pass time.. no just the need of feeling ever so deeply.. not love the word is used to much to mean anything

on Jul. 9 2011 at 2:38 am
tarynpie BRONZE, Scottsdale, Arizona
2 articles 1 photo 28 comments
OMG this is fantastic! I can relate to this so well and the poem as a whole is just amazing.  This writing is the piece that will touch so many teens out there who feel this way but never say a word. Keep on writing!

dreamerz said...
on Jul. 6 2011 at 9:54 pm

Really really good! I can relate... =) 

Check out my work on my original screen name, ElleNicole? I just posted a poem called Change and I need wayyy more feedback... thank you so much if you do! 

on Jul. 5 2011 at 3:18 pm
Reconciliar DIAMOND, Pembroke Pines, Florida
76 articles 6 photos 14 comments

Favorite Quote:
"love is love"
"You can't have a happy ending without a tragic begining, but the best part of the story is the middle."
"Great men fall in the fire it is the honor lesser men to light the flames no matter the cost"

I loved t. it's truely amazing and i can relate.

on Jun. 17 2011 at 8:45 pm
Stefegg PLATINUM, Maysville, Missouri
21 articles 0 photos 78 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited, imagination encircles the world."

I am in love with this. It describes me perfectly. Great job!

on Jun. 17 2011 at 8:16 pm
Lola_Black GOLD, Harrison, Michigan
11 articles 2 photos 276 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I've always been famous. It's just everybody's just now finding out." --Lady Gaga

I agree completely!

on Jun. 17 2011 at 6:50 am
K.M.S.Shear BRONZE, Cherokee, Iowa
2 articles 0 photos 57 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Some people think writing is a waist of their time. For me it’s a way to draw an image of myself through the painting of words."

i loved it.

on May. 27 2011 at 9:46 am
thankfate SILVER, HELLO WISCONSIN!!!, Wisconsin
9 articles 9 photos 18 comments
This poem is pretty good. What makes  it so good is that it expresses a feeling that, assuming, everyone who commented or voted, including me, can relate to. It's a part of growing up :)

on May. 26 2011 at 8:35 pm
liviebug66 GOLD, McMurray, Pennsylvania
10 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of moments that take our breath away.

This is awesome! How A LOT of people feel!

on May. 26 2011 at 8:32 pm
nikkigonefishin GOLD, Los Angeles, California
17 articles 1 photo 145 comments

Favorite Quote:
" A smile is worth a thousand words"
" The purpose of the writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself."- Albert Camus

This is AWESOME!! Amazing how much it reminds me of myself. Thanks for capturing the true essence of the need for love :)

on May. 26 2011 at 4:10 pm
RhythmAndRhyme BRONZE, Rockford, Michigan
4 articles 0 photos 91 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There's no half-singing in the shower, you're either a rock star or an opera diva." ~~Josh Groban

This is amazing! I love the thought you put into it. The touches of humor aren't bad, either. You just totally described the story of my life in this work. Nice job on this!

on May. 26 2011 at 11:57 am
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on May. 26 2011 at 11:32 am
Shortblueeyes224 DIAMOND, Auburntown, Tennessee
57 articles 0 photos 76 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Are We Happy Plastic People"- Casting Crowns "While we're sung to sleep by philosophies that save the trees and kill the children" - Casting Crowns "It's such a secret place, the land of tears"Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Good Job :)

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on May. 26 2011 at 10:53 am
SamiLou SILVER, Lee&#39s Summit, Missouri
6 articles 0 photos 51 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia"
-John Green (Looking For Alaska)

I love this, it sounds too much like me!

on May. 26 2011 at 9:00 am
Dragonrenji BRONZE, St.louis, Missouri
3 articles 0 photos 2 comments
I can completely relate to this....I think you just wrote out what my heart wants to say. A master piece in deed.