Lonely Poem

My boyfriend of a year broke up with me. I feel that I was and still am in love with him to this day. He doesn't understand my feelings for him whatsoever, and he probably never will.

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I'm a sophomore, and when I was in 6th grade, I liked a guy, and we would always flirt. Then in 7th grade we started dating, but it was the worst relationship. We wouldn't talk to each other...

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Should Have Told You I Loved You

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Published: November 2013

You said you didn't love me.
You said you didn't care.
You said I wasn't worth it,
And then you gave me a stupid stare.

I told you that was fine.
I told you I didn't mind.
I told you I wasn't upset,
And with that you left me behind.

Now I think about what happened
As I cry myself to sleep.
I tell myself that I'll be fine
And that I shouldn't have to weep.

I tell my family I am happy.
I tell my friends I'm OK.
But what I really am feeling
Inside of me is starting to go grey.

I should have told you I loved you.
I should have told you to stay.
But you said you didn't want to anymore,
And you turned away.

Now as we talk,
We joke, laugh, and play.
You think I've moved on,
While inside of me I am screaming, "STAY!"

You said you didn't love me.
I said I didn't care.
As I think about and regret it,
I know what we have we don't share.

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  • Ana Martin by Ana Martin
  • 1 year ago

I'm a sophomore, and when I was in 6th grade, I liked a guy, and we would always flirt. Then in 7th grade we started dating, but it was the worst relationship. We wouldn't talk to each other or even look at each other. We would just text by Chromebook or on Instagram, and I would always lie, and I was scared to say "I love you." I haven't moved on, but I think he has. I miss him very much.

  • Emma J Richardson by Emma J Richardson, Georgia
  • 2 years ago

I had a really big crush on this guy, and he just told me that he would never date me. He hurt me badly, and then he tried to date me a year later. I told him I can never date him because he already hurt me and I could not trust him not to hurt me again because it took at least 2 months to get over it. But now I am happy as I can be.

  • Tiana by Tiana
  • 10 months ago

I never felt that way like you do. but I am always alone. My family would ask why am I doing this, why am I doing that, but they never ask me if I am okay or if something is wrong. I always felt alone. I was going through depression.

  • Shubhika by Shubhika
  • 1 year ago

So sad to read this. I wish whatever happened with you, this happened at least once with him too. Maybe then he will be able to understand you.

  • Desiree May Elizabeth Punchon by Desiree May Elizabeth Punchon
  • 4 years ago

I understand how you feel. I had a big crush on a guy and I kissed him and he broke my heart.

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