Elsie Louis

I Thought - Poem by Elsie Louis

I thought
That having a crush
Was supposed to make you feel
Giddy, fluttery, walking-on-air;
It's supposed to make you
But all it's done for me is
Make my blemishes
And multiply
As I stare at them
In the mirror.
Worrying, fretting,
"What will he think? "
Hating myself for caring.
Is this how it's
Supposed to be?
I'd rather just get a dog.

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I never really did enjoy that crush.

Comments about I Thought by Elsie Louis

  • (8/16/2012 2:01:00 PM)

    Everyone has negatives, focus on the positives. He may be doing the very same thing! Crushes are a wonderful thing. Enjoy them while they last! Good little poem. A very real feeling. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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