Gabriella Franco

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Just Like Me - Poem by Gabriella Franco

You act like we're okay
You act like we don't hate eachother
You act like I should care
You know we're the same.

I hate to admit I hate you
I love to laugh and play
I can't ignore the truth
I know we're the same

Hungry for admiration
Full of aspiration
Love to sing and write
And we both hide

Walls surround us
Prentending to love
No one knows you
And I'm like you

You're like me. you know.
We both put on a show.
My friends think you're real sweet.
And they say the same about me.

Oh but you know the devils we are
How we hide our own hearts
We lie just to make others happy
But theres more that people don't see

You know you hate me
You you know it hurts inside
I guess I must hate you
Cuz we're so much alike

I tend to dislike myself
But I dislike you more
Because every word you say to me
Reaches to my core

You kill me with those eyes
That are hidden like mine
Well, now, I'm glad you see
That you're just like me

Comments about Just Like Me by Gabriella Franco

  • (8/9/2006 4:41:00 AM)

    second the motion.. i love the idea and the way it was delivered in this piece.. give you 10 for this ^_^ (Report) Reply

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  • (7/30/2006 7:19:00 PM)

    The second last stanza is hard hitting and so true. I've had friends who act the same way as magnets- attract when they are different, but when they become the same they repel and it gets a lil scary. I love your idea for this poem, so original and magnificently told.
    Sometimes, its hard to see yourself reflected in anothers face.
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 30, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 19, 2010

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