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I wrote this poem when I fell for a good friend of mine who I have loved for a long time. Unfortunately he did not have the same feelings I had towards him.

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Althea
YOU ARE EXPRESSING WHAT I'M FEELING RIGHT NOW.
amy
its a good poem thanks amy x x x
Jeff
Great at expressing the pain of unrequited love. as painful as it gets. I know.
Uneek
Excellent write! I really enjoyed reading your poem. it touched me in a way that is simply heartfelt!

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In A Nutshell

I think of you often
Do you think of me?
So sweet, so kind,
Do I even cross your mind?

I know your face in my mind,
I know your voice in my ears,
I think I know you,
Even through these years.

Are you my friend?
Are you my love?
That couldn't be,
You don't even see me.

I cry myself to sleep,
Every night my mind wanders,
If you're not the first thing,
You're the second thing on mind.

My eyes see you,
My heart aches,
For a love I assume,
Will someday bloom.

Who said friends could be lovers?
What were they thinking?
My love life, sinking or swimming?
It's sinking.

I am scared
I am afraid
My life right now
Is one big show.

Episode after episode,
Re- run after re- run
Why do I love you?
Let me show you.

When you are around me
So is the thought of her
I wish deeply
You weren't with she.

I have respect for a couple
What they share is beautiful
But what about the little people?
Whom you don't even see?

When you are my friend
I am yours
Your company completes me
Whenever you take the time.

To tell you the words
The three "easy" ones
I have to say,
And hard in a way.

Will you be calm?
Will you hate me after?
Will you be my friend?
Or will everything end?

With love, there's lust,
I lust for you,
I love you.
As for your thoughts on me?

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More Visitor Comments (from the Voting form)

Cindy
That poem nutshell is really good,I know how u feel iam going through the same thing and i was trying to find a poem to give to him
deb
i like this poem it is like my life i had a lot of thoughts going through my head when i read this so good job
Chrissie
I totally understand. I am one of those little people who is waitingto be seen by the person I love.
Fiona
I loved it. It felt so relevant to everything that I'm feeling at the moment. And I know that the guy will never truly know how I'm feeling which makes me so upset inside. Thanks Sara, it was awesome.
heather
one word explains all. wow!
bindiya
nice
Kendra
I enjoyed this poem alot because i have feelings for a guy and i feel the same way the poem was written! Good Job
monica
wow that is so awesome. that is a really touching poem. it touched me in a way that i can not begin to describe.
devon'
oh my god this poem hit so close to home with me ive never in a million years thought anyone else would be going threw the pain of loving your bestfriend to much awsome poem!great job!
Jenny
nice poem =]
Jessica
I LOVED IT! IT WAS DEEP AND HEARTFELT. I WOULD LOVE TO READ MORE FROM YOU!
Aheshea
I loved this poem it is exactly how I feel about my crush. I have liked him for so long and he acts like he likes me but when I reveal to him my feelings but he just wants to be friends.
Lauren
This poem sumed up everything. absolutely everything I am wondering/feeling about my best friend. I've, for a long time now, been wondering if I should try to persue my feelings with him. You say in the beginning of the poem, the person you are writing about didnt feel the same way. How did things turn out!? I loved this poem and I would love to read about the outcomes and emotions of your decision.
jennifer
i loved your whole poem. it touched me in ways you could never know. jenny
deblina
this poem has really touched me as there is some one in my life who feels the same for me but i am helpless. i wish i could do something for him cause i really care for him alot alot.
Dwinita
I am so touched. it's like what I feel about.
Jenn
I think this is one of the greatest poems i have ever read. It really describes how i have felt about my best friend of the opposite sex for a long time. Thank you so much for sharing this with me and everyone else it is AWESOME!
Amanda
This is exactly how i feel about my crush G reat poem
JOn
i feel u
Erin
This is a great poem and it has helped me alot wiht whwat I've been going through lately. Thank you!
daena
that poem is so nice! its exactly how i feel now
Kia
i love this poem it almost made me cry.
sarissa
This is excatley what I'm going through. And was the easiest way to express how I feel.
James
One thing , this poem is a little whacked. One thing you never cry for a guy. :P
lee
This is a very touching poem that i had read.
Charl
It fits, real lovely, the best of love ever.
Linda
I just wanted to say that i think this poem is great. It seems very emotional and heart-felt but yet straight to the point. Well done on a brilliant poem!
Raj
Marvelous. They say an artists' best work come when they are sad or affected in someway. Looks like this poem is a classic example. The poem makes me feel what Sara would have felt. I wish you good luck and good life Sara. Excellent Work.
Jenni
This poem is the very touching
Katie
This is almost the exact samething I'm goin through!
Sara
i think this is a very true poem. it is nicely said. i had the same think happen to me this year and he said he doesn't like me more than a friend. maybe it just takes time for him to realize what he's gonna miss out on.
mike
this is the most touching poem i've read on the net. it actually tells my ordeal with a precious friend i'd lose if i tell her I love her. sara you are one talented poet!
Adele
this poem is straight and to the point about alot of thing that girls feel about guys. I really like this poem because it's me totally I feel that way always.
lisa
i think that is a really good poem and i also know how it feels so i totally sympathise with you
Ronricka
This poem is great. This is exactly how I feel about a friend of mine.I'm going to call my friend and read it to her right now, thanks Sara.
SUSAN
THIS POEM MOVED ME IN SUCH A STRONG WAY. DEFFINANTLY HIT HOME.WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL POEM!
Carmen
This is something i know about and feel every day of my life
Spencer
very touching poem , I felt your pain when I was reading In A Nutshell. I'M sure at one time or another we cross paths with others that we feel we Love whom probably don't even come close to loving us back.
Shoshana
I completely understood everything that you said, and have experienced exactly the same things. As an aspiring poet myself, its nice to compare different styles of writing on the same subject.
Samantha
i really enjoyed reading your poem..It described a situation I'm in exactly
Angela
I absolutly love this poem. It expresses so much emotion that so many people are going though including me.I loved it so much i actuallt sent it to the person whom i feel this way about and i am now waiting a reply.keep up the inspiring work!
Debb
I think this poem is the one of the bests ones, I have heard, because, something similar happened to me, in fact all the poem wasthat period of my life, in wich I only wanted to cry, because the love of life, was the boyfriend of mi best friend This poem made me feel better
Marvin
exact situation im in right now. good work.
MeLaNiE
Totally shows how i feel about one of my best guy friends.
satya
well i feel the poem appeals the emotion and raises the simple questions that life often raises,and i do think it shows the journey the author undertook and often words are deceiving and i am happy to learn that hers is not the case!honest mnd and language!
bobbie
wonderful
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