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Don't

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Don't

don’t pretend you worry
or even that you care
don’t pretend it matters to you
don’t you ****ing dare

I always want to be your friend
I’ll just be a phone call away
Your sadness I’ll always try to mend
In your sex games I’ll even play

But don’t think I’m oblivious
Don’t think that I don’t notice
This thing that is so obvious
The way we are never us

You expect me to do what you want
You think that I’m in love with you
You’ll never be all of what I want
I’ve gotten over you

I’ve realized things, I’ve noticed things
I can’t make you do the same
You just won’t let go these things
You’re holding on to pain

You’ll measure everyone against him
And if they aren’t the same
You’ll treat them like amusements
Temp'ry and mundane

Maybe you only talk to me 
Because I’m always there
Maybe you only look at me 
As a genderless place to share

You want to talk, you want to play
Fine I will always listen
But don’t pretend at end of day
This is but what it isn’t
 

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  1. Date: 11/24/2010 6:20:00 AM
    The anger in this poem is raw and honest, but controlled. It's an excellent write in that it shows wonderful insight into the poet's own feelings, as well as the motivations and actions of someone who could have easily fooled him. Relationships grow slowly, though, and this could blossom into something more, if the lovers are honest with each other. Writing is communication, and this communicates well!

  1. Date: 11/10/2010 7:40:00 AM
    Good write. Oh and thanks for the comment on my poem. :) ~Hope~

  1. Date: 10/30/2010 11:30:00 AM
    Fine ending.Good presentation.Fabiyas

  1. Date: 10/25/2010 7:08:00 PM
    Yes, wow, excellent. I love it. welcome to the soup

  1. Date: 10/24/2010 2:32:00 PM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Jay. Wishing you the best in your writing endeavors. You can look to the left side of the main page and find lots of information on PoetrySoup including contests by members of PoetrySoup and contests by the PoetrySoup site also which you as a new member and us oldies also may enter. If you have questions please feel free to ask ANYONE here. We are ALL willing to help and if we don't know the answer we will find someone who does. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/23/2010 5:45:00 AM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup.. enjoyed your poetry today ..with its creative theme... hope u check out the contest page offered to new members...good luck with luv...