Jeremy Jacobi

My Heart Is Swollen - Poem by Jeremy Jacobi

I would waive the fifth just to defend your name.
Not just because I hope you would do the same,
but because I would rather watch myself dying,
than to even imagine you crying.
But I can't even ask you out
because I'm afraid of the awkward silence,
would make me go down with my lights-out.
So what I am saying is I won't risk it because I don't have the valiance.
So now I just wait for the time my cowardice decides to leave,
and then I will explain to you how I feel.
With more emotion than Shakespeare himself could try to perceive.
This is that time where I finally get out of my lonely ordeal.
Because you're in the spotlight to stolen,
And my heart is only getting more swollen.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

A girl that I really like inspired this poem

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  • (5/28/2013 12:13:00 AM)

    It's lovely; not many guys express how they feel. Nice job (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 30, 2012

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