Beth Ann

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This Time I'Ll Be - Poem by Beth Ann

You and me
Have been friends for a while now
I'm gonna try and be happy for you this time around
I won't be selfish when you get a boyfriend

Or when you start hanging out with him instead of me
Or when you call last minute to tell me you can't hang out
Cause he wants to hang out with you tonight

I won't get mad when you decide
That you can't come to dinner with me
Because you have to cook him dinner

I won't be sad when I can't call you in the middle of the night
When my world comes crashing down
Because you're laying next him happy
And it would be selfish of me to ruin it for you

I'll try and not be so dependent on you this time around
When you're in a relationship with someone
I'll try and like him even if I feel like he doesn't deserve you

This time I'll be happy for you
I swear to you I won't be sad
When we don't spend as much time together

Comments about This Time I'Ll Be by Beth Ann

  • Emily Oldham (9/28/2008 12:47:00 PM)

    Beautiful... good luck with trying to stick to these promises... thanks

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  • (9/27/2008 10:28:00 AM)

    Dear Beth if the poem is a promise to yourself you wrote a beautiful poem. It's an imaginary battle with yourself and a promise-compromise. I think that you want at times to be kind because then you can't get hurt (though you can't feel happiness, choosing this way) . This is the value of the poem. Give 9 (to start with)
    Joseph Josephides - Member of the International Society of Poets (ISP) Intern.Library of Poetry awarded
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 26, 2011

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