Unattainable | Teen Ink


December 22, 2015
By helen_ikonic GOLD, Toronto, Ontario
helen_ikonic GOLD, Toronto, Ontario
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Favorite Quote:
"Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose." -Bill Gates

"Don't let anyone ever make you feel like you don't deserve what you want. Go for it." -10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

Life throws us curveballs,
And you, my dear,
Were one resplendent pitch
That I wish I could have caught,
But unwittingly released.

I was trapped in the cycle –
Of new and old,
New and old,
Old and new.

The pulchritude of youth
And the enticement of playthings,
Unreachable to my grasp:
My grasp of longing;
To be wanted;
To feel wanted;
To be loved
By you.

The author's comments:

At this moment in time, there may be one person in our life whom we feel we desperately need in our lives. However, we must remember that these thoughts and feelings will not always be reciprocated. If one should ever have the opportunity to come by this mutual love, seize it, and cherish it for as long one possibly can. Love is one of the best feelings in life. For some, love does not always last forever.

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on Aug. 20 2016 at 12:34 am
pineappler03 SILVER, Waterford, Connecticut
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Your word chocie in this poem makes me want to re-read each line, just to countinuously soak up each and every emotion. Your work is such an inspiration to me, and I hope others who stumble upon your work, find pleasure when reading your work too. Always keep that beautiful heart of yours. Amazing job!