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This poem is about falling out of love and the inevitable pain that goes along with it.

Being young and risking it all, putting it all on the line, only to learn with the passage of years, that despite our best efforts sometimes, we drift apart and upon separation the one we loved and thought we knew so well seems more like a stranger than an actual stranger. It's the irony of Love.

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angela
i love it
SHERI
AWESOME
MARIAH
SHORT SWEET AND TO THE POINT BEST ONE IVE READ SO FAR TONITE
Sara
I liked it!

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Risk

Oh death may say of dreams in youth -

"You never knew her private truth."

So much we weren't prepared for,

Hearts should be nurtured and cared for.

I stepped into this dance with you,

I chose to take this chance with you!

Facing risk, I knew the dangers . . .

For when the dancing ends,

Though many remain friends,

Some become

Strangers!

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More Visitor Comments (from the Voting form)

littlehoobie
WOW! This poem was great it really hits home. Keep up the good work.
lauraleigh
this one reminds me of my old one so thanks for letting me read it. bueatiful poem about life and loss but also have to remember god has someone for everyone.
Jim
We became strangers and will never know each other again; sad, but to remain friends and not be involved in each other's lives is painful. Choose your poison.
Snow
I swear to God, you should publish this poem as fast as you can. You definitely have talent.
Arin
So very, very true. The risk we take is huge. Especialy when you are friends first then lovers and then attempt to go back to friends again.
Angel
this is such a wonderful poem. short, simple, and to the point!
tortured
this poem is very close to home 4 me. ='(
jennifer
not only is it a poem, but i say it's truly based on life!!!
Sheila
This poem spoke to me.
Chelsea
I can definatly relate to this poem!
Alicia
Excellent! I was reminded that when I started what just ended, I chose to take a Risk. I was sure he was the one, yet my heart hurts once again. Stranger or Friend, that remains to be seen. For Love I will Risk again. Thank you for your Poem.
TAMBET
It was so realistic. Itīs beautiful, I enjoin it a lot.
mike
very to the point and realistic, i was very impressed
Ashley
your poem made me think of some feelings Ive had for someone Ive loved dearly. Thank you for writting this poem i really enjoyed it
brittney
i loved this poem it was filled with rememberance and fufilled a joy in my heart

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