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Old Friends

June 2, 2009
By delaney95 GOLD, St. Charles, Missouri
delaney95 GOLD, St. Charles, Missouri
11 articles 5 photos 5 comments

I have this friend,
This friend of mine,
I ask what's wrong,
She's says she's fine,

But I don't believe her,
She's not the same,
Not her old self,
It's such a shame,

She used to be,
Bright, happy and fun,
She would laugh and bounce,
And smile a ton,

But gone is the light,
Of her old happy smile,
And energy that,
Would go on for miles,

Nothing is left,
Of the person I know,
Why aren't they here?
And where did she go?

It's painful for me,
To sit by and watch,
When it's easy to see,
She needs me so much,

But when I reach out,
To answer her call,
She pushes me away,
And builds up a wall,

I cry, I beg, I plead,
Just let me in,
I care about you,
Because you're my friend.

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on Apr. 11 2011 at 8:19 pm
whateverjuliet BRONZE, Miami, Florida
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true love never dies,it only gets stronger with time.

that was sooooooooooo good, i loved how it flowed so beautifully!


on Sep. 24 2010 at 10:00 am
WhingsOfAnOutcast BRONZE, Victora, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"A sincere artist tries to create something which is, in itself, a living thing."~Painter William Dobell

This is really good. it reminds me so much of a friend I used to have. wonderful poem! X3

delaney95 GOLD said...
on Aug. 1 2010 at 11:34 pm
delaney95 GOLD, St. Charles, Missouri
11 articles 5 photos 5 comments
Thanks, I never thought the words were anything special, I wrote this in the 6th grade

on Aug. 1 2010 at 4:48 pm
nickykens ELITE, Draper, Utah
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The poem itself, the words, were average, I think, but it captured the feeling really well.  So many people can relate, including myself.  Overall, I liked it.

on Jan. 20 2010 at 4:26 pm
rockbrook6 BRONZE, Omaha, Nebraska
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I can completely relate to this poem. I think I am the person the friend is trying to reach in this poem. I struggle with depression, and my friends is always trying to help me. It's tough for both people in that type of situation.

on Nov. 21 2009 at 1:45 pm
ChasingWildFlowers BRONZE, Miamisburg, Ohio
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"Good health is merely the slowest rate at which we can die."

This was really good, I know the feeling..

hope said...
on Sep. 12 2009 at 5:59 pm
this is grea, i'm really into sad poetry I think its great, keep writing

on Sep. 7 2009 at 3:18 pm
MariaMarie DIAMOND, Washington Court House, Ohio
70 articles 0 photos 181 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life's a mountain on a beach"-Unknown
"Will: This is either madness or brilliance. Sparrow: It's remarkable how often those two traits coincide."-Pirates of the Caribbean:Curse of the Black Pearl.

This is sad, I've felt this way involving a friend before too. I just always let her know i was there but stopped trying to push through that wall. She's not all the way better now but she is part way better.. It can be hard. You did a good job capturing it in this poem.

Loveall BRONZE said...
on Sep. 6 2009 at 3:47 pm
Loveall BRONZE, Kansa, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
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wow that sad it feels like something is go on beond that wall they made that you need to help them

on Sep. 5 2009 at 9:38 pm
hannahbee7 DIAMOND, Boca Raton, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"You know you’re a writer if your friend tells you a heartbreaking story and your first reaction is – wow, that would make an incredible plot for a novel. You know you’re a smart writer if you manage to keep that reaction to yourself."

WOW i totaly relate to that. Im going through the exact same thing