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This poem is about someone who I deeply cared about. The feelings were never returned, but I learned that with or without his love, I could make it and always remain strong and happy

A Few Visitor Comments

Christin
I really enjoyed reading this poem, I am sure it can relate to just about anyone at some point in their life, keep up the great work
somya
a lovely expressive poem. the author shows that she is wise, strong and unwilling to give up. im fond of poems like this one. well expressed and said. life goes as we go and the what does not kill us,makes us strong.
Kim
Loved it, very touching, down to the point, very heartfelt. hit home for me.
Cherelle
I really like this poem brecause i can relate to it. Who ever wrote this poem i hope your strong and have learned from what u have wrote!

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I Learn To Be Strong

Words of wisdom
come to my ears,
Telling me what I know in my heart,
But never wanted to hear.

With the truth finally said
and out in the open for me to plainly see,
I wonder why I can love so deeply
but never had that love returned back to me.

I confessed the feelings
that I held inside for so long,
But with his soft- hearted rejection,
I realize I have to be strong.

With tears that want to flow
from my eyes,
I feel that my heart,
along with my composure, slowly dies.

While this dramatic side is showing through
with my ability to question and reason,
I think I may have found
something in me that I can believe in.

Love hurts . . .
That's what they all say,
But I will love again
when all this pain and sorrow goes away.

So I sit and think of all the things
this situation has cost,
And I realize that nothing
very important has been lost.

Instead, a learning experience
has come from all this.
I've learned that hardly anything
is more important than my happiness.

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More Visitor Comments (from the Voting form)

Fran
I have recently found out that my boyfriend of twelve months has been cheating on me with his ex for the entire time that we've been together. I have just written a long letter to help clear my thoughts and feelings and wanted a poem that really expressed how I am feeling. I couldn't believe how perfectly you have encapsulated everything that I wanted to say. Thank you and I hope that you have found true happiness. Best wishes.
carole
that was great and very touching !
Kelly
I just first want to thank you for writting this poem. I have never read a poem like this that express the things I have felt for so long. Your poem has touched many and has also showed me that I am not alone in this situation. Again Thank you, and God bless you.
Tasha
Felicia, I loved your poem "I learn to be strong". Thank you for sharing!
T.C
Your poem is vary touching and is helping me through my break up with a person i too loved vary much but didnt return the love. Thank you
jackie
I love this poem, it is so real to me and so very true. when you love somebody who does not love you back. it is very hard. i know for a fact jackie, illinois
Dejan
This poem is true life. We know that we can't just ignore our feelings. and we know that our love and emotions do not fade so easily. but always one thing happen. we move on. and no matter how or where from we get that strenght, but we move on. just. I don't feel like moving on right now. :(
Matt
What can I say?
olayinka
I was in the room with my girl a nigth confessing how much she mean to me,tell her that i really love her,care for her and thing like that. 20mins later she told me that she needs to taste water,that she wants to quit the relationship. I thougth it was i joke until i lost her never to remain the same again. About your poem,it really touch me, now i'm better.
vanni
great i really enjoyed this one, very heartfelt
ANDREA
VERY GOOD I LOVE IT! TOUCHING
Jessica
This poem really cheer me up when I felt everything was pushing me down. Thanks:)!
victoria
I loved it! You speak the truth.
ARIAH
WITH ALL THE THINGS THAT ARE GOING ON IN MY LIFE THE POEM REALLY TOUCHED ME AND MADE ME FEEL A LOT BETTER
DIANA
this peom has touched me because i have the same story as this person does love from one side only, i love someone who has a girlfriend i love him so much but i cant be with him i cant give him up i dont no why.
Denis
this poem was beautiful, it really hit home with me, and it explains everything im going throught right now. wow this says things that im feeling but i cant say amazing poem!
emily
I loved this poem,i can relate to it and you'll probly be a fameous writer!keep it up!
eva
nice,so touching and very supporting me.
janel
it was really good caues that is what i feel
Dominique
I voted for this poem because it really touch me. cause i was in a relationship also and it seem like i loved him but he didn't love me back. and when we broke up i was still in love and he just move on. and that was a hurting feeling i guess cause i'm still in love this very moment.
FELICIA
I AM REALLY FEELING THIS POEM. ITS LIKE EXACTLY THE SITUATION I'M GOING THROUGH RIGHT NOW. THIS POEM REALLY TOUCHED MY HEART.
FELICIA
HEY LOL I LOVE UR NAME! ITS FUNNY CUZ I FEEL THE SAME WAY MY BF BROKE UP WITH ME AFTA 2 YEARS. WE WERE BOTH EACH OTHAS FIRST LOVES AND THAN HE BROKE UP WITH ME CUZ HE HAD TO FOLLOW HIS STUPID FRIENDS AND ALL HE DOES NOW IS DRINK AND EVERYTHING AND IVE BEEN GETTING REALLY SICK OVA HIM BC IM SO SAD! :( TOMMROW IS PROM AND HE DIDNT BY ME A TICKET AND NOW I HAVE TO STAY HOME CRYING WHILE HES DANCING WIT OTHER GRLS . ITS LIK HE CHANGED IN A HEART BEAT. I LOVE THE PERSON HE USED TO BE BUT THAT PERSON IS GONE I DONT LOVE THE GUY HE IS NOW!:( WELLL UR POEM IS AWSOME U GOT A LOT OF POTENTIAL!
hodan
i had the same feelins and thought that i never moved on. but know that i read your poems i can do it thanks for sharing these poems with th world
Amy
i had a brokenheart before too. I learned how to be strong alot. i have to hang on. but i'll get through it . i love it.
Megan
this poem is awsome! a couple of months ago i wrote a really deep letter to my ex, we could not be together for stupid reasons, and still i was stubborn enough to try to make it work, and keep our relationship a secret, well i gave it to him and he never wrote back. and thats when i let go, i still love him soooooooo much, but i know that we will never be together agian (until im 18, which is in 4 years, lol) keep the good poems coming!
brandelle
I have no idea how you explained what i felt in every possible way . I have written over 40 poems and none of them compare to that one. You are really talented!
Katie
this poem touched me because i have never had enough courage to tell the one i love that i do and i regret it now
Aphashanetta
I really love this peoms it relates what I'm going thou.
R.D.
provides a real meaning to things that have occured in my life. Thank you
Felecia
Well first off i like your name!:) I'm really likin you poems because it basically says everything that i'm going thru right now! So yeah you poem is TIGHT!
Kaori
Great job!
Jo
I think that this poem is a very honest and true poem that others can also relate to themselves. It is also well written and touches the heart.
Honey
It was tite chick and nothing does matter except your happiness. I feel the same way about my love or ex love and aint love a pain?
Lili
I can totally relate. I was going through the same thing recently! Keep Writing!
Becca
This Poem Speaks the absolute truth regarding my last relationship, it is written fantastically
maryj
this poem is soooo great i love it sooo much. u read fellings out loud
ch
i just wanted to say that your poem made me feel so much better. ty ty ty
brittany
I just wanted to say that this poem really touched my heart whenever I read it. It explains everything that I'm feeling right now since my boyfriend and I broke up.
Chica
Hm. I love this poem. It touched my heart deeply when I read your poem. Coz, I feel it too. Thank you for making that poem. It made me strong enough to realise that I'm just dreaming, and like you said, maybe I'll love again after this pain's gone.
Angela
THis poem is truly written from the heart. I think everyone who has loved and not been loved back, can read this poem and realize that there is something good that may come from the pain.. Wisdom .
Shenne
It's really a nice poem, Felicia .. :O).. It's inspiring.. We often have to stand strong in life especially when we love someone who never meant to be ours..
sarah
I love this poem. I'm currently in this situation. I am so in love with my ex. We are still best friends but he truly has a problem with being able to love back. He is even in counseling. It hurts so much though and I don't want give up and go on without him. I don't know what to do.
tim
hey I was bored and was just looking through. but I read this poem and it touched me. I have expierenced this many a times believe me. it isn't anything ez to do either but you have to as a way of life but this really did touch me
Tia
That was a lovely poem. I related to it so much, with a guy i was madly in love with, but he didnt love me back!
Tiffany
Felicia, you inspire us all go Girl!
amz
Thank God i'm not the only one! I have thrown away all my happiness for this one guy who plays games with me and it's really breaking me apart. So thanx for the poem it's inspired me to concentrate on my life and my happiness as it's so much more importnat then one lousy guy! :-)
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