Alison Smith

Orange, New South Wales, Australia
Alison Smith
Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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Am I Jealous

Rating: 4.2
I have feelings for you its true
Though we both agree
They will never be love

We travel our separate paths
Meeting when we feel a need
So why does your seeking of others
Create this confusion in me
Am I jealous

This relationship has no ground rules
That can be applied in our situation
We dont have a need for trust
Who you see when its not me
Should not bother me
But it does
Am I jealous

Maybe its not jealousy
But more the feeling of impending loss
For soon you will find someone
And then you wont need me again
Someone new will hold you tight
And our paths will no longer cross.
Laoibhse Ni Canain 06 April 2007
I have one of these relationships myself, satisfying to see it so well expressed! Nice write. Louise.
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Duncan Wyllie 19 February 2007
You sound like the kind of girl who deserves so much more than a fleeting moment This is great writing as the words flow freely Love duncan X
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Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr 19 February 2007
ALISON...STERLING PIECE OF WORK HERE, YOUNG LADY... Glad to see ya on site again...This is a fine slice of lit., indeed... FJR
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Chad Fisher 15 February 2007
I feel this poem immensely. Nice work. And thank's for your comment on my poem too.
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Anna Russell 13 February 2007
Well written and beautifully honest. I've been here Alison, I think most women have and it's never easy. Thank you for sharing this. Hugs Anna xxx
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Alison Cassidy 11 February 2007
This is a straighforward, uncomplicated and honest piece of writing which asks the timeless question about the pain of relationships, no matter how casual. I guess it's about ego and fear of abandonment when you look deep enough. Or perhaps, you actually feel more than you allow yourself to admit... An accessible well written piece. love, Allie xxxxxxxxx
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Jim Foulk 10 February 2007
I agree with Kezziah and Doc, this is a fine piece of beautiful writing.
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Kezziah Hopkins 08 February 2007
You said it! I like the feel this poem has to it; it fits your words well, and your word choice fits your subject well.
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Original Unknown Girl 08 February 2007
I love this poem, it's so forthright, I understand your feeling and have experienced it just once whilst in that situation. I was racked with the 'green thing' in a way I never knew possible. I think it's because of the lack of rules that you feel it is not justifiable to feel that way. However, because of the connection you deserve a level of sensitivity and I think this is where it is more difficult to draw the rules up. Am I waffling? I hope not! ! A good poem though Alison. HG: -) xx
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Not a member No 4 07 February 2007
The first line gives it all away. When the feelings are threatened by the possibility of loss, jealousy or pain comes swooping down to stick its little knife in your heart. It's a tightrope situation and you're being pushed and pulled from side to side! ! But you've expressed that ambivalent situation very effectively in this. Good poetry Alison! ! xx jim
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