This Teenager Heard You

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What do you want from me today, tomorrow and the day after?

I listen to you from a distance so that your voice can sound softer.

 

You say things about me without a thought to how it makes me feel.

I am not ready to talk to you openly if I feel you are not worth the reveal.

 

You want to talk softly about me when I am there in the room upstairs.

I can hear every word and I will tell you so when I come downstairs.

 

Why do you think I won’t do this thing that you want me to do?

I always have a reason for not doing something that I can’t later undo.

 

You think I am cute with a happy, forgiving heart at your disposal?

I hope you know me better to know that I never accepted your proposal.

 

You may think I don’t know about the world that stands outside my door.

Need I remind you that I don’t spend a lot of time just remaining indoor.

 

I hear your thoughts before you utter a word as I know you so well by now.

I wish I could get you to enter my world if only my feelings would allow.

 

Take care of yourself as you go about handling me in your particular way.

There will come a time when I would have learned enough and moved away.

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Published by Raza

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  1. Nicely compsed & perfectly rhymed poem..The teenager in the pic.is so cute & adorable…the last line of the piem seems quite painful…i wish it would have ended on a happier note.Non the less commendable effort…well done.πŸ˜Šβ˜ΊπŸ‘πŸ‘

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