Jealous | Teen Ink


June 13, 2010
By magic-esi PLATINUM, Hyde Park, New York
magic-esi PLATINUM, Hyde Park, New York
27 articles 0 photos 231 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one."
"Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if only one remembers to turn on the light."

Why have I always been jealous
of you?

Ever since second grade
when we were in the same
Girl Scout troop

Ever since you were
popular and
I wasn’t
You had friends and
I didn’t

You got a boyfriend
I didn’t
You got the one
I wanted

You stole my best friend
You stole the spotlight
Most popular girl in school
Funniest girl at my
Pre-algebra table

And when you lost it all,
I’m still jealous of you.
Because you deserved everything.

The author's comments:
This girl I used to despise in seventh grade inspired me to write this.

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on Jun. 28 2011 at 1:29 pm
MidnightWriter SILVER, Ontario, Other
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Writers are a less dangerous version of the career criminal. Everywhere they go, they see the potential for the perfect crime. The difference is that writers have better self control.

Lovely. It brings back memories of my grade seven year.

on Jul. 25 2010 at 11:09 am
babigerl1194 PLATINUM, Margaretville, New York
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Favorite Quote:
wat doesnt kill you only makes you stronger

you're not alone. ik how you feel. but the ending was the best.

on Jul. 12 2010 at 9:54 am
forgottenpenname GOLD, Troy, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Carpe diem."

I love the twist at the end and the emotions you clearly display throughout the entire thing. Great poem, Esi.