Jennie Chester

Rookie (05/05/1990 / England, West Midlands)

Me Then, You Now - Poem by Jennie Chester

I once was a girl
Whose heart never knew
The feelings she’d grow,
That would branch out to you.

I once was a girl
Who’s love stayed inside,
Because your heart turned away
Every time that she tried.

I once was a girl
Who you looked at and saw,
A girl with no soul
Who you didn’t care for.

I once was a girl
Who thought she’d never forgive.
The way that you died
And no longer would live.

I once was a girl
That I wish you’d have known.
That you would have loved
And not ever left her alone.

I now am a girl
That you’ll never kiss.
You had your chance,
And you’re chance you have missed.

You’re now a boy
Who is feeling rejection.
The girl that I was,
You’re now her reflection.

Now that you watch
Me from above,
You’ve grown those feelings.
Those feelings of love.

Comments about Me Then, You Now by Jennie Chester

  • (12/4/2005 5:32:00 PM)

    Hi Jenny,
    Can't believe your only 15! ! ! !
    Your poems are dead good, i'm almost in tears now: '(
    A really sad, moving poem, well done!
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  • (11/25/2005 2:56:00 AM)

    i really love this poem it gives alot of meaning (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 17, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 15, 2006

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