Linda Barnes


My First Crush - Poem by Linda Barnes

Everyone can remember
Their first crush
Hands sweating
Heart beating fast

Wanting to be seen
By whatever means
Whether walking by
Or being introduced to them

Laughter too loud
Or words that falter
Moments of pure pleasure
To being embarrassed forever

I remember you
Being my first crush
Seeing you on the other side
Of that partitioned half wall

Feeling totally flushed
As my friends noticed
How I continued to stare
Unbeknownst to their glare

I will always remember
My first taste of lust
Of the person who was
My First Crush

Topic(s) of this poem: love

Form: Abecedarian


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Written 3/13/15

Comments about My First Crush by Linda Barnes

  • Khairul Ahsan (3/17/2015 8:59:00 AM)


    Oh this is truly a beautiful poem! This is the first poem of yours that I've read on this site, and I've liked it.
    It feels so nice to remember one's first crush, and you have described the feelings so beautifully!
    I've rated it 10/10.
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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 13, 2015



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