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You wish you didn't

How can you be so fine,

When you know someone is dying,

Not actually dying but the feeling inside,

They changed because you left their side,

You cheer them up,

Make them smile,

You almost like their world,

They looked on you,

As you look into their eyes,

Now they depressed and living in the dark,

How can you smile in their face and ask if things are oh okay?

Without wanted to kiss their face,

And say things are okay,

Don't you wish you didn't make that one small miskate.
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Submitted on July 03, 2016

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I started to read poems when I was 10 years old and was liking writing poems each day. Years later my mom was happy and glad I was writing small books and poems but sadly I lost her when I was only 15 years old and Remember's Day was the day she passed. Since then it has been two years and I wanted to make a poem group on facebook so I did. Couple months went by and my school started a poem group too so I joined. Friends and teachers told me I made amazing poems couple of my friend said they cried and so did some of teachers too. I kept on writing poems and get 14 followers in my poem group but I wanted more. Now I'm here posting my poems to the world all because of friends, family and teachers for being there for me. Thank you all :) more…

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