What We Thought Was Love

Young and full of what we thought was love,

We thought we were right,

We thought it was a good fight,

Us against the world for no reason,

Who would have thought after the seasons changed love would be gone,

Love is so powerful even fake love made us happy,

Temporarily, but still happy,

I thought you were an angel and you thought I was your prince,

The grass on the other side of the fence in this instance was definitely greener,

Love was nice with you at first,

Time made it meaner,

Wanting to be free to roam got between us,

You wanted to fly like a bird,

I wanted to stay grounded and safe,

The thoughts and dreams we had,

Did they all go to waste

About csincere

How long have you been writing poetry? -Over 20+years. How did you first discover poetry? - I discovered poetry by accident around 8 or 9 years old. I was taking a science test and there was a question about the moon. My answer was in kind of poetic form and the teacher thought it was great. My answer was " The moon is like a flashlight and the sun turns it on". After that I kept writing poetry and started to read a lot of books. I also listen to a bunch of music, all kinds of music. Mainly R&B music. I put song lyrics in the exact same category as poetry. When did you first get anything published? -I was 12, a family member was in a contest at work. She was 16 years old working at a clothing store in the mall. It was a tshirt contest. They had to write a slogan or a poem. I wrote it she won, I got nothing except a bigger interest in poetry. I still remember some of the poem " Thank you expiration, For all your dedication, Throughout the years, You have dried tears, You've always been there, To protect and care" . that's all I remember. Why do you write? - 1. It helps me with stress. 2. I like being heard. 3. I love poetry I see some of my poetry like abstract art. I know what I'm feeling when I write them but I want the meaning to be open to interpretation. Also poetry as art to me not competition, every poet that loves poetry is great. I just love to write poetry, everything I write isn't about me personally. I just try to think of how I would feel in different situations. So even though every poem isn't about me it's still my feelings.
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5 Responses to What We Thought Was Love

  1. I can feel the deep sentiment in this. You have a wonderful gift of artistic expression.

  2. kinge says:

    Profound. Well expressed

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