Writingpoetry

[ Join Free! ]
(No Spam mail)

dotsdots
nav
  • RolePlay
  • Join Us
  • Writings
  • Shoutbox
  • Community
  • Digg Mashup
  • Mp3 Search
  • Online Education
  • My Youtube
  • Ear Training
  • Funny Pics
  • nav



    nav
  • Role Play
  • Piano Music
  • Free Videos
  • Web 2.0
  • nav



    << | >>
    poetry


    dots Submission Name: This is for usdots
    --------------------------------------------------------





    Author: NickHawthorne
    ASL Info:    17/Q/GTA
    Elite Ratio:    8 - 1/0/2
    Words: 487
    Class/Type: Story/Love
    Total Views: 520
    Average Vote:    2.5000
    Bytes: 2634



    Description:
       Something I wrote, over a month or so, three sentences at a time. I finished it a couple of months ago.


    Make the font bigger!! Double Spacing Back to recent posts.

    dotsThis is for usdots
    -------------------------------------------


    This is for us.

    Itís by no means a plea for reassurance, a sigh of contentment, a whisper of self-indulgence. These are selfish instances, mere echoes of what we deeply feel. This isnít for you, because if it was, what would that make me? A giving person. And Iím not giving. I donít give. I feel.

    This is for us, those of us who walk in a daze, realizing the extent of what we feel for another. This is not about love, but about infatuation, about wondering what a person would look like cuddled at your side, hugging your ribs while a movie is on in the background. About how a person would sound in an intimate conversation.

    This is not about lust, either. This is about a minor thing, about something that isnít love and isnít lust, but in the middle ground where sure, youíd go far with them, but only if they wanted it. This is us realizing that the otherís perks, the otherís funny little glances and the way they say things club us over the head with how much we care, and want them for ourselves.

    This is for us.

    That sting of jealousy when we hear them kiss, that chink in the armor when they make a friend notion towards us, and all the rest of the bullets we take to our pride. Because we wonít break them up. Weíre too kind for that. Instead, we tell ourselves that we are content by watching from the sidelines, even though we lie to ourselves.

    This isnít for you, this is for me. This is for us. Those of us who know, in their heart, that they want to try it out with you. But, in the end, we donít, do we? We just sit there. And it doesnít shatter us, it doesnít inflict heavy wounds on our spirit, and it doesnít depress us. Because there will always be another you, another us. And maybe, maybe, one day in the future the roles will be reversed. We will become you, you will become us. And then, youíll be writing this. Youíll be insisting that this isnít for us.

    I guess, in a way, that this is for you. But I wonít admit that to myself. We wonít admit that to ourselves, because in our head, weíre imagining a world where we can remain unattached and platonic. We want to run, but we donít. Our biggest fear: That you would learn our feelings and separate. At the same time, we want you to know, we want you to acknowledge us and you.

    This is for us.

    And then, when you learn, you simply deny it, and we are grateful. Grateful that you not only acknowledged our feelings, you kindly dismissed them, because in the end, us and you wouldnít be a good couple, right? RightÖ?




    Submitted on 2008-09-09 23:14:10     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
    Submissions: [ Previous ] [ Next ]

    Rate This Submission

    1: >_<
    2: I dunno...
    3: meh!
    4: Pretty cool
    5: Wow!




    ||| Comments |||


    Think Feedback more than Compliments :: [ Guidelines ]

    1. Be honest.
    2. Try not to give only compliments.
    3. How did it make you feel?
    4. Why did it make you feel that way?
    5. Which parts?
    6. What distracted from the piece?
    7. What was unclear?
    8. What does it remind you of?
    9. How could it be improved?
    10. What would you have done differently?
    11. What was your interpretation of it?
    12. Does it feel original?



    165515

    Be kind, take a few minutes to review the hard work of others <3
    It means a lot to them, as it does to you.

    Life is moments written by Ramneet
    Angel Eyes written by poetotoe
    Deep Into A World Of Despair written by DeathTone
    Tartarus written by endlessgame23
    When Sirens Whisper written by HisNameIsNoMore
    Still Perfectly Flawed written by armand
    Cover written by saartha
    Birds of a Feather written by poetotoe
    Relativity written by poetotoe
    The Unicorn written by BlazeFlamme
    I AM THANKFUL FOR written by Ramneet
    To the Devil and Candle written by HisNameIsNoMore
    I, Plutarch written by HisNameIsNoMore
    Love written by saartha
    The World written by jjd
    Redemption written by poetotoe
    Supernatural Cowboy Sleuth (3) written by endlessgame23
    Delicious Stews written by elephantasia
    winners circle written by ShyOne
    (Untitled Song) written by TeslaKoyal
    untitled written by ShyOne
    The Poems Death written by Mepoduo
    Supernatural Cowboy Sleuth (4) written by endlessgame23
    to Be like written by KeeperOfLight
    Honeymoon written by TheStillSilence
    Lost Inside the Race written by ForgottenGraves
    phantom limbs written by expiring_touch
    Records I written by Raphael
    Physician, Heal Thyself written by WriteSomething
    Etiquette written by saartha

    Google
     


    poetry

    dotsLogindots

    User Name:

    Password:

    [ Quick Signup ]
    [ Lost Password ]


    January 10 07
    131,497 Poems
    Posted

    I have 14,000+ Subscribers on Youtube. See my Video Tutorials

    [ Angst Poetry ]
    [ Cutters ]
    [ Famous Poetry ]
    [ Poetry Scams ]



    FontSize:
    [ Smaller ] [ Bigger ]
     Poetry