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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 Feb. 20 2015 at 9:51 pm
Gabbyyirene GOLD, Winter Garden, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
You have every right to a beautiful life- Selena Gomez

This is a very interesting and lovely poem! Great job and keep it up(:

on Feb. 19 2015 at 9:43 pm
TakeAGuessKatara SILVER, Beltsville, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"Live for tomorrow, remember today, and smile because you survived yesterday," by Me

An interesting view on love.

on Feb. 5 2015 at 4:07 pm
PeaceCanConquerAll BRONZE, Peace, Hawaii
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Favorite Quote:
"I think everybody should like everybody." Andy Warhol

very good piece

GeorgiaL said...
on Jan. 26 2015 at 8:11 pm
GeorgiaL, Melbourne, Other
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Favorite Quote:
'To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transport'.
-Yann Martel

This is really interesting and thoughtful...I think it's great!

Carrie300 said...
on Jan. 20 2015 at 9:48 pm
I agree as well.

on Nov. 17 2014 at 11:21 am
Freshatilly BRONZE, Las Vegas, Nevada
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Are we all in agreeance? :)

osu15 said...
on Nov. 12 2014 at 2:42 pm
osu15, Kansas City, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
I think I'm a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it's authority that I respect.
Tupac Shakur

This was a very interresting poem in a good way

on Oct. 8 2014 at 4:09 pm
authoress17 SILVER, Evans City, Pennsylvania
9 articles 0 photos 62 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If there is no such thing as magic...then what is writing?."-authoress17 (me)

That was a beautiful. You are a wonderful writer!

on Oct. 8 2014 at 3:08 pm
thecooperblunt BRONZE, Missoula, Montana
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Like woah. That was legit

amber603 GOLD said...
on Sep. 18 2014 at 11:45 pm
amber603 GOLD, Durango, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"You know that place between sleep and awake, the place where you can still remember dreaming? That's where I will always love you. That's where I'll be waiting." - J.M.B.

To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure." - J.K.R.

Beautiful! the idea of unconditional love is what we all need but can be unattainable sometimes.

on Sep. 18 2014 at 5:10 pm
KaiLeena PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
40 articles 0 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
"He’s not perfect. You aren’t either, and the two of you will never be perfect. But if he can make you laugh at least once, causes you to think twice, and if he admits to being human and making mistakes, hold onto him and give him the most you can. He isn’t going to quote poetry, he’s not thinking about you every moment, but he will give you a part of him that he knows you could break. Don’t hurt him, don’t change him, and don’t expect for more than he can give. Don’t analyze. Smile when he makes you happy, yell when he makes you mad, and miss him when he’s not there. Love hard when there is love to be had. Because perfect guys don’t exist, but there’s always one guy that is perfect for you."
— Bob Marley

That was beautifully put. I feel as though you can and will be an inspiration to many. Your poem has made me see some things and question myself in the way you have. Perhaps, I have always questioned myself. It is so good to not feel so alone. I wish you the best of luck to find the love that you deserve.

on Sep. 18 2014 at 2:50 pm
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1486 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

I can relate to this; it's amazing. It's absolutely, wonderful. You have such a talent and greatness in you; and I hope you know that. You are a amazing and wonderful and talented writer and person. ^_^ Thank you for sharing this. ^_^

on Aug. 18 2014 at 7:22 am
Ayushi18 BRONZE, Surat, Other
3 articles 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
Excuse my enthusiasm, for I am really drunk with intellectual vision whenever I take a pencil into my hand...!

The content is one with which everyone can relate with....especially those are still phasing in their adolescence....we keep looking for love, keep relating and may feel the most lonley sometimes...

Courage said...
on Jul. 9 2014 at 12:01 pm
This was a good poem.  The content I think many people can relate to.  it is ever a mystery to me that everyone seems to be looking for it, yet so few have found it.  I loved someone once, very much, but my love was not returned.  Dont give up, I have hope that the empty hearts in this world will be filled by others looking for love.

deejayy BRONZE said...
on Jun. 9 2014 at 5:53 pm
deejayy BRONZE, Orange County, California
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Favorite Quote:
Happiness is a choice.

I think that is happens to be extremly true.  

deejayy BRONZE said...
on Jun. 9 2014 at 5:52 pm
deejayy BRONZE, Orange County, California
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Favorite Quote:
Happiness is a choice.

Yes i agree

on May. 24 2014 at 8:38 pm
RhiannonH PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
When life hands you lemons,make grape juice and then sit back and watch as the world wonders how you did it.

i agree too. i felt that same way and didnt find anythng satifying until i became a christian

on Apr. 2 2014 at 1:30 pm
ScreenName777 BRONZE, Grandville, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"No."-Rosa Parks

It's deep and raw and relentless; it's full of rash emotion and want. It's wild.

on Mar. 26 2014 at 3:49 pm
AloneandFree SILVER, Williamston, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.
-Mario Fernandez

I believe what Jenna is saying.. only God can really fulfill that love.. yes later on down the road youll find a guy who will really love you but right now God is the only one who will fulfilll the love that you want

Jenna said...
on Feb. 13 2014 at 11:09 am
That emptyness in side you that thirst for love can only be filled by god you will keep searching all your life wanting more and more and even when you have it you will still feel empty in side because gods love is something that can't be filled anyway else