Carsten Thomsen


I Like You - Poem by Carsten Thomsen

I like you.
I like you a lot,
she said.
But when you’re with me
I see you thinking of
her.

You told me
from the start.
I know.

Honesty & Truth.
I know.

I won’t compete with ghosts
or pictures
on your wall,
she said.
I won’t.
I can’t.
Now you know.

I looked at her.
She looked just like I felt.
I tried to smile.
She tried too.

I tried to explain.
She tried to understand.
I like you too,
I like you a lot,
I said.
But not like that.

She rose and left,
Leaving me alone
with my thoughts

…and the bill.


Comments about I Like You by Carsten Thomsen

  • (11/4/2005 3:07:00 AM)


    I love the humour in this. Grinning Tai. Definitely 10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 4, 2005

Poem Edited: Monday, October 22, 2007


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