Make It Work

Avatar Author: nesdil I am a ficlets survivor, a ficleteer, or what-have-you and whatever you want to call it. I'm a senior in high school, and I've been through some rough times in life, but I've been writing poetry for as long as I can reme... Read Bio

Ignored and unwanted,
empty and alone,
I can tell that you don’t want me
by your voice and tone.
I watch you smile happily
with everyone but me.
Is there something wrong
that only I can’t see?
I thought that we could make it work
cuz I laugh when I’m with you,
but you don’t and I’ve tried everything.
There is nothing left to do.
I just wanted to be wanted
as more than just a friend
in one of those relationships
where the beginning follows the end.
So I will settle
for what I don’t desire,
a ritual far too familiar
of which so soon I tire.

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Comments (2 so far!)

  1. Avatar Elisabeth L. Davis(LoA)

    Close to the end the rhythm gets a bit off, but I love this, and normally I don’t care for poems like this. This is wonderful. Keep it up.

  2. Avatar StayGold

    wow, this is great!

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