The Bestseller

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The Bestseller

It’s easy for them not to try
when their love shines as bright as the Northern Star.
I’m thinking about you and I can’t stop
wishing you were right next to me all the time.
But you’re just too blind to see the story
we make when we’re together. I hate

that I sometimes think that you hate
the idea of us being together. There’s no use to try
to ask for something more. Your eyes tell a story
when you smile. You could be the star
in the movie called “My Life”. Maybe over time
you’ll change your mind and stop

denying what I feel for you. I have to stop
being scared that you might start to hate
everything I do. We’re not like that. Time
can only prove how eternal we are. Try
to see me as more than just a star
in your night sky. I can be your moon and our story

doesn’t have to end. We don’t have to be a short story
a seventh grader wrote. Our clocks don’t have to stop
ticking. We can last forever just like a star
does in the sky. Even though it died years ago, we don’t hate
it because it still illuminates the cold nights. Can you try
to imagine us together? I’m not wasting my time

no matter how much you say I am. One time,
 I remember, you said you were writing your first story
and I asked you if you were going to try
to include me in it. You begged me to stop
and to go away. You screamed, “I hate
you, you freak.” and I felt like a star

falling from the sky. People think a star
can solve all of their problems. But the time
you got the restraining order proved that you hate
letting other forces solve your problems. And the story
you tell about me is just lies now. I won’t stop
loving everything you do even if you don’t try.

I try to love the fact that you’re now a star.
But I can’t stop thinking about you all the time,
and that maybe your story, “The Stalker”, is based on hate.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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  1. Date: 4/5/2016 10:52:00 AM
    Luka... Congratulations on your win in the contest...

  1. Date: 4/1/2016 9:21:00 AM
    Hi Luka, Congratulations on your win in the contest....Vlad.

  1. Date: 4/1/2016 1:03:00 AM
    Congrats on ur superb win Luka..

  1. Date: 3/31/2016 11:46:00 PM
    Hi Luka, nice to see this one again, Congratulations on your Awesome Any Poem #38 win. Stop by my blog "GONE," drop by and leave a smile if you'd like. :) Always & Forever ~LINDA~

  1. Date: 3/31/2016 6:10:00 AM
    Awesome first post Luka.. Great write.. Welcome to poetry soup... Hope you flourish among this vibrant community of poets..

  1. Date: 3/31/2016 12:46:00 AM
    WOW, that's an awesome poem. Luka, Welcome to Poetry soup, I hope you enjoy the community. Here, you will find friendly poets who enjoy supporting one another. I myself, enjoy reading and commenting those who want to be read. The only time I give constructive criticism is when a poet desires it. However, if for some reason the poem is not my field I will guide you to someone who is more qualified than I. Stop by and read one of my poems if you like. My poems are not perfect, but I have a feeling you might like one. I encourage you to check out the contest page and read to receive comments. Tell me a little about your poetic skills if you like. It will be my pleasure to follow and read every poem you post from here on :) We are Lucky To Have you. Your New Poet Friend @-> LINDA <-@