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A Love To Call My Own

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I knew from the beginning
That you were just a flirt,
But yet I fell in love with you
Knowing I'd be hurt.

I thought that I could tie you down
And make you love just one
But how could I do something
No one else had ever done.

I know you'll never love me
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Jean Palmer 15 November 2017

This poem was published in Teen Magazine in the early 1970's. It was written by me under my name then, Jean Burr Smith. I wrote it when I was fifteen.

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Melissa Red 22 July 2021

I love this poem thank you for writing it!

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D Pfredri 27 March 2013

i want to thank everyone for there wonderful comment and am so glad that so many enjoy it. however shilpa Poetess is not the author of this poem i wrote it over 40 years ago. DC

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Dr.subhendu Kar 25 September 2009

When you ask for me again You'll find I won't be there I want a love to call my own Not one I have to share......................ingeniously curved over flow of love, yet utterly passionate that enlightens heart to croon...beautifully rhymed,10++, thanks for sharing

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Musical Notes 02 September 2009

I am overwelhmed with emotions... how so very realistic.....lovely

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Priyanka Bhowmick 01 July 2009

nice poem.. well portrayed.. but it's a waste of time spending a life in the thoughts of a flirt...for they rarely change... better to think of future.

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Vibha Kapoor 29 June 2009

Hey Shilpa, very nice poem.. keep writing

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Afzal Shauq 28 June 2009

For I must hide my broken heart Beneath a laughing face And though you think I never cared No one can take your place good stanza..impressive and interesting..your poem as a whole is done well in romantic way.. poetic flow is inspiring and seems melodious one.. idea is relatively rich too...10+++++++++++

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Soumyendu Biswas 16 June 2009

This is good! Really good...

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