Gwenevere Cornwell

Rookie (March 24,1997)

What's Not to Love in Perfection


You know I love you
Yet you seem not to notice
When I smile at you
You turn away
What's wrong?

I'm beautiful
I'm strong
I'm intelligent
I'm athletic
I'm funny
In a word; perfect

You know I love you
Yet you ignore me when I speak
You make short conversation
We hardly speak
Or see eachother
Because you turn a blind eye to my love
Why?

I sing
I dance
I write
I play sports
I act
In a word; perfect

You're funny
You play sports
You like to laugh
You inhabit my dreams
You inhabit my thoughts

You are the air I breathe
You are the smile on my lips
You are the laughter in my eyes
You are the sunlight I see
You are the only thing I need
You are the black hole in my atmosphere
In a word; perfect

Submitted: Monday, November 19, 2012

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This is about being blind to the person you love.

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  • Rookie King Big Head (11/20/2012 2:52:00 PM)

    I like it, very well written. A great poem.
    I too am perfect, always have been. I am also as you know
    the best poet in the world, I am so good I even
    read my poems to myself and say, wow King Big Head
    your so great, I then say thank you to myself.
    Anyway got to go now, got Will Smith coming for dinner
    he said he wants to tell me how fantastic I am.

    Your King. (Report) Reply

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