Falling in Love Poem

This is a poem about a person that I am truly in love with, but I am just going to keep it a secret admirer.

Secret Admirer

© Mandy
I've never been the type to say what I feel
So basically I keep everything inside
And with you it was no different
I want to tell you, believe me I've tried

But there's part of me that just can't take that chance
So I doubt that you'll ever know
Which may be fine with you, but it's hurting me
I choose not to show it though

I guess I'm your secret admirer
That name seems to fit just right
I don't know what I like about you
But you're on my mind, day and night

Maybe it's the way you look
So sexy I can't get enough
Or how you make me feel when you come around
I instantly forget all other stuff

Maybe it's the way you say my name
Or maybe it's the way you smile
Then again it might just be everything
Getting to know you seems worth my while

But I guess I'll never know what it is
My true feelings I could never reveal to you
I'll just admire you from a distance
I'm not sure what else there is to do

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Published: Jul 2009

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  • This poem tells my story I'm in love with my friend but she doest know how much she means to me that I basically do anything for her. I wish I can tell her some day how I truly feel but I'm afraid she will reject me.

    Yvette Becerra Submitted Oct 2010
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  • Don't keep your feelings a secret you may regret that in the future. Just think of the worst thing that could happen, and how you'd deal with it if it happens, then just take a deep breath and tell that person. I once loved a friend and didn't have the guts to tell him and I couldn't stay anywhere near him, so after I ended our friendship, after a long time I figured that he felt the same way about me. And of course it was too late we both have already went our separate ways.

    Nari Submitted Jun 2011
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  • I do love somebody, but we're not friends. She just knows me and I know her. She doesn't think I'm a cool person but I'm not such a "dude" or whatever. She doesn't know that I love her, and always think of her. A girl once asked me out but I rejected her because I was thinking of the other girl I like. That girl was my friend (we were just friends). then I regretted my rejection for her. Both girls got a boyfriend and I got left alone.

    Anon Submitted Feb 2012
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  • Well I had a crush this boy since like forever but he barely knew me we talked like once or twice but that was it and the worse part was that he had a crush on my best friend but it didn't last long enough for them to go out so my best friend tried to get us together but I was like no but in the end my best friend got a boyfriend my crush got a girlfriend and I'm still lonely.

    Lydia,Bridgeport Submitted Mar 2012
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  • This poem I feel was written just for me LOL I absolutely love this poem it explains the way I feel about a neighbor. We have never spoke besides hi by for some reason I'm so attracted to her and I really want to get to know her, but as the poem said in the beginning I was never the type of person to express my feelings. So I will just keep this my little secret, but as always I end up hating the fact that I never said anything and ask God when will I get over my fear of rejection because I just want to be open and free with the ones that I would love to get to know.....

    Sharain, El Paso Submitted Mar 2012
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  • I have a crush on this guy in my dance and school class but he's not one to date and 2 of my friends also like him and if I ask him out and he says yes it could ruin my friendship but if he says no I'll be soo embarrassed. I don't know what to do.

    Sqamish Submitted Apr 2012
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  • This poem speaks the absolute truth for so many people. It has been going on 6 years now. From the moment she stepped into my life she had something to her that I can't even describe. There are times where I think I see she has feelings for me but we all know it is very hard to actually figure it out without hearing the words. I would give anything to hear those words from her. If I don't I will continue to be the best friend. I can't risk loosing this friendship

    Someone Who Wants To Be More, Ottawa Canada Submitted Jul 2012
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  • This Is my story. I like this girl, but she is a year and grade above me. I'm but a young fifth grader, at the end of this summer, a sixth grader. She is no longer in my elementary school. I wish I said something before... Yes you might think this is just a stupid, passing thing, but it isn't. I liked her for 2 years now, but haven't said a word. I think I will regret this decision. I liked her for her personality. Well, you probably won't read this but, bye. - Your secret admirer, To Ariel. ♥

    Anoymous, USA Submitted Jul 2012
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  • I feel the same way, I'm in 12th grade (a senior in high school), I'm 17 yrs old, and just lately I've been starting to play playing cards with some friends, and my friend's ex's friend, started playing with us daily, and I've started to get interested in her, we've talked a bit, I've figured out that we have some stuff in common, and now, she's all that I think about... I don't wanna pass up any opportunity, but I'm a shy guy, so just being open in the middle of a group is NOT a easy thing to do... =/ I really like her, I haven't felt this way in a few years, didn't expect to feel like this this year too... like I heard a few days ago, "when there's fear, there's a desire, the greater the desire, the greater the fear."

    Anonymous, Canada Submitted Sep 2012
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  • It's as if Mandy knew what I am experiencing, I am in love with my friend. I met him a couple of months ago but from the time I saw him I just knew he was the one, but the problem is I couldn't express it or even say it till he travelled back.
    I think I will have to live with this forever coz I can't let him know.

    Leon Submitted Sep 2012
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  • She's active duty in the army and I'm reserves. I met her a basic training and fell in love with her there. I could never tell her how I felt because I was to afraid of what she would say. To make things worse I'm a female as well. To Coronado sorry I never had the guts to tell you how much you really meant to me.

    Anonymous , Georgia Submitted Sep 2012
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  • I've never seen his face, I'm always looking in faces just to hopefully see a trace....I only hold a memory, a voice....in my heart I always have loved him just haven't met him yet....so whoever you are....I'm truly waiting and ready for my forever love.......love always Priscilla

    Priscilla Dawn Submitted Oct 2012
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  • Just do it! I am a girl in elementary school and I have a boyfriend. And I asked him. So just do it. I was so scared but made it happen.

    Lexi-Rose Submitted Nov 2012
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  • I love this poem. I am feeling the exact same way about this guy so I know how you feel. I actually already told him but that's a different story. I'm not saying for you to tell him but don't keep it inside for a long time. I'ts just going to hurt you more by waiting.

    Moon, Texas Submitted Dec 2012
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  • For the past two months I've been giving the boy I like sweet poems-like this one-and each poem gave him details about how I looked. He later found out, we were good friends and he recognized my handwriting. It was very embarrassing, but he had a crush on me for quite some time. He asked me out and we've been dating for 3 weeks<3

    Jennifer, Mossouri Submitted Jan 2013
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  • I was like this, I kept all of my feelings in and then my little brother ended up finding out and he told her, I regret for her finding out, cause I don't know how she feels, I think she doesn't feel the same for me though.

    Vanessa Burdic Submitted Feb 2013
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  • I still have a crush but the thing is that the boy I am liking is afraid of love. He hates this feeling but I am madly in love with him. Him and me are so good friends that we go out for vacations and it's just him and me who are always together and he even kisses me on my forehead as friend. We hangout a lot and just we two are always planning to go out for some time to spend with each other. I care for him a lot and so does he, but still I cannot tell him that I like him because I cannot afford to lose him at all. So, even I am a kind of secret admirer to him. :)

    Ayesha Submitted Feb 2013
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  • This poem relates to everyone who has crushes, including me. I really like this guy for about 4 years now, and we are really good friends. I can never let him know though, because our friendship means so much to me, and I think me telling him how I feel may risk the chances of us being friends again. So one day, I told him extremely fast, and when he caught on with what I said, he said yes! We're seeing each other now. So to all those girls and boys, no matter what age you are, who has a crush on someone, just build courage, go up to him/her and say it fast. Some may work, some might not. If it doesn't, it wasn't meant to be, because in the future there is someone out there who could die for you. Good luck to all!

    Lyrics Submitted Mar 2013
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  • I have a crush on this guy since I was 10th grade. I'm in college now. I never felt this feeling inside me and it's killing me. We never met in school. We were both basketball players so each day we had practice I would see him. I took long looks at him when he wasn't looking. I feel sad that now I don't know where he is and I don't see him anymore since he left high school. I was a junior and he was a senior. Since then I haven't seen him. But I have some pics of him in my computer. Every time I feel sad or lonely I look at his pictures and it calms me down. I still have a crush on him. I have his phone number and sometimes I want to tell him what I feel. I'm worried that he might reject me.

    Edith Soto Indio Submitted 7/31/2013
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  • I have a crush on a girl whose an intern where I work. I know her for five years but not once was I overwhelmed with feelings of wanting to be with her, until now. I want to let her know but I'm scared she'll reject me because I'm much older than her and in a relationship. Don't get me wrong, there's so many reasons as to why I have feelings for this girl. It's not that she's younger than my girlfriend, believe me, my girlfriend is sexy and beautiful but she is not as kind and love people like this girl. I mean when she steps into the office the whole room light up and when she is not at the office, well life stands still. I can't wait to get to work because she brings light into my life. She doesn't have a boyfriend but I don't want to be the fool should I build up the courage one day. For now I'm just glad that my life makes sense again and yes, to believe in love again.

    Angelo,South Africa Submitted 8/15/2013
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  • Sometimes I fear being in love when I see people all around me getting cheated, deceived or betrayed. I am paranoid about being emotionally or physically cheated by the only woman I love.

    Lucas Scott Mj, Nigeria Submitted 8/15/2013
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  • The guy I love is my debating partner, and we don't really have much of a friendship. But he's always there for me when I need him, and always knows how to make me laugh when I'm done. I'm not a nerd, but I'm not exactly popular. I'm in the rebellious clique, meaning many people don't really bother to give me any attention. Whilst he is popular, making him untouchable. I don't have the courage to ask him out, because I just know he'll say no. There are so many better girls who like him too, so I've no chance. But there's always this strange look in his eyes when he looks at me, something I can't recognize. He's always staring at me from across the school's makeshift court which is really just the hall. I don't know what to do. I've heard a rumor that he likes some new girl, so I've been trying to keep my distance from him. I kind of feel like bursting out into Taylor Swift's tear drops on my guitar every time I see him. This poem reflects quite a few of my feelings.

    Natasha, UK Submitted 8/17/2013
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  • I have liked this guy for six years we talked a lot but I never had the courage to tell him I liked him. I was worried that I would get rejected and that he would make fun of me so I didn't tell him. I was planning on telling him this year but before I had a chance he moved. I was Very devastated I cried for weeks.

    Anonymous Submitted 9/29/2013
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  • It's a very beautiful poem and it's totally how I feel. I want to tell him how he makes me feel but I feel like if I do tell him what he means to me he will reject me or say something mean. I've tried to tell him but then I get scared and just walk away.

    Lalla Submitted 1/24/2014
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