Treasure Island

Tissa Calvert

(7-22-90 / Jackson ST. Cobdon, Illinois (Memorial Hospital))

when I first met you


when I first met you I already knew,
When I first met you the sky was so blue.
When I first met you my eyes were only set on you.
when I first met I was feeling so bad,
that was only because I had a fight with my dad.

When I first met you, you said come with me,
when I first met you I fill so so free.
When I first met you my heart was filled with glee,
when I first met you we played whoopy.

When I first met you you already knew,
When I first met my mind was set only on you.
when I first met you I said got to go,
But hey we are now together what do you know,
When I first met you! ! !

Submitted: Monday, November 17, 2008
Edited: Friday, November 21, 2008

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  • Ben Gieske (11/20/2008 4:18:00 PM)

    Reads very nicely and the repetition of “when I first met you..” works very well. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • Aijaz Asif (11/20/2008 3:59:00 PM)

    a very beautiful write with good repeatation [when I first met] which make the readers to stay focused on the theme of the poem and nicely woven rhymes [knew/blue] in short its a good write....thanks 10 (Report) Reply

  • Paolo Giuseppe Mazzarello (11/17/2008 3:11:00 PM)

    First...met...these two words give this poem its meaning, that reminds us of a primordial dawn...God said to the prophet Jeremy, I think: 'I knew you before you were born'. (Report) Reply

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