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All I Wanted

All I wanted,
was a friend.
my past is haunted,
I see the end.
Too many lost,
so little found.
I paid the cost,
but no one's around.
I try to fit in,
but I really don't.
I'm crying within,
outside I won't.
Sometimes I say,
that I am no good.
I hate feeling this way,
I'd change if I could.
All I wanted,
was a friend.
but my memories are haunted,
they were all pretend.

Copyright © Carmen Erickson

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  1. Date: 4/13/2013 2:25:00 PM
    Carmen, a good poem ... but so sad. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 1:37:00 PM
    I enjoy the rhyme and flow. Keep up the good work! :) Tanya

  1. Date: 2/7/2013 12:12:00 PM
    Tis a sad repreve when all that is wanted yet lost, does one stand hollowed out. I think ice-cream is a great cure for such moments. I alsoread "Silent, loud, eternal" and fell in love with it. Keep up the good poetry Carmen.