For a FriendI haven't been the best friendFor a Friend6 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
But I hope I haven't been the worst
I hope that you'll remember me
Even when all we know is gone
You'll always be in my mind
I'll never forget all the paths you helped me find
Please forgive my past mistakes
And I'll remember you had none
No matter where you are you'll be here
I'll never forget you, nor your tears
I'll always help you if you only ever asked
No matter how weak you think you are
In my mind you're always stronger
Even if you can't hold on or fight much longer
Then just stay to hear me say my last goodbye
I can't blame you for anything
Please don't have any regrets
You're life is your own to live
But I ask you live it well
I'll always remember the stories you'd tell
But I have one last thing to say
Before I say goodbye
I have to tell you that I love you
Like only a best friend could
So please remember that about me
I hope you give life another chance
Before you think death is what's coming next
That's the way it goes
FriendFinally I can seeFriend2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Really see your heart
It is so big and beautiful
Even with all your defects
No one can replace you
Don't ever change
For My Best FriendYour touch I crave,For My Best Friend8 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
But cannot obtain,
But youre still here,
So I cannot complain.
Brush my hand across yours.
All of my love
Through my touch I outpour,
Hoping you will notice.
But then again,
I hope you dont.
Somehow, I just know you wont
Return this love I have for you.
"Best Friend"You left me here,"Best Friend"8 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
alone in the cold.
I can almost see the wind blow.
It brings back memories,
memories of you.
The way you used to smile,
you know, back we were two.
three musketeers minus one, "best friends".
The warth of your hug,
and those silly jokes you told,
while trying to cheer me up, force one smile out of me.
I opened up to you, telling you everything.
& now thinking back I realize...
you told me nothing.
Nothing worth knowing, anyway.
Whatever happened? Did you just get bored?
I'm not always cheery, not always interesting,
but I thought best friends was more than that.
Maybe I was too eager,
eager to believe I finally had someone,
some to call my best friend.
you were the closest to it,
almost the closest I'd ever had.
now you're just every other "friend" in the hallway.
Falling for a FriendI have a confession that I just have to makeFalling for a Friend10 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
If I do not say it, I fear I'll go insane.
I have a feeling that I cannot fight
It is eating at my insides
It is playing with my mind.
I really have to say this
Because you have a right to know
I feel this friendship is growing
Into the unknown.
I'm feeling something different
That I wish I knew.
I never knew I could feel this way
And feel this way for you.
I hope you don't get angry
I hope you don't get mad
Because I don't want to lose you
Forever I'd be sad.
I just wanted to let you know
This feeling that continues to grow
That I'm falling for you
Into this world called love.
I hope you aren't upset with me
Because I don't want to lose a friend
But I have this other feeling
Like I would never feel this way again.
So tell me what you are thinking
Yes, I know I'm scared.
But maybe if we hold on together
We can find a love to share.
So tell me what is going on
In that mind of yours
Because I don't want to drive myself crazy
Dancing on the sho
One Last GoodbyeWriting one last letter, saying one last good-bye,One Last Goodbye8 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
My blood falling to the floor, as if coming from the sky.
"You told me that you love me, but we could never be,
I cannot live without you, so I'm doing this you see."
"If we cannot be together, then I don't want to live,
I've got nothing left at all, nothing left to give."
I close the envelope softly, seal it wish a kiss,
Turn to look the other way, and wait for my dismiss.
The Perfect BoyfriendDear boyfriend:The Perfect Boyfriend5 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
You do not always have to give me your hoodie when it is cold or raining.
I appreciate the gesture, but I hate seeing you freezing and getting wet. How about we just cuddle up together and keep each other warm?
You do not have to buy me gifts to keep me happy.
I don't need the world when I have you. If you do get me something, I'd much rather have something that you made yourself. I don't care how cheesy it is, it's the thought that counts and you can be sure I'll keep it safe.
You don't have to say "I love you" ten million times a day for me to know that you do.
Trust me sweetheart, the look in your eyes and the way you hold me says it all.
You don't have to be Prince Charming all the time.
Be mean, be playful, loosen up, get competitive, have fun with me! No need to stick with fairy-tale standards. Act like an idiot and tease mekeep things from getting boring.
You don't have to answer back to every single one of my messages.
A Revelation of the Grace of GodWarning: this context contains Christian material. You are forewarned.A Revelation of the Grace of God2 years ago in Philosophical More Like This
For years, ever since I became a follower of Christ, there was a term that I often read and heard that went right over my head, a term that I just took at face value without really realizing the full implications behind it. Until now, that is. That term was this: "the grace of God".
"By the grace of God we are saved." Alright. Awesome. Thanks God. That was my attitude; thankful for the grace, but not truly understanding the entire picture. Then, a couple of days ago, as I was reading scripture and communicating with the Holy Spirit, a sudden realization/revelation hit me full on, and it left me floored, awed, and overcome with emotion. I will do my very best to convey to you just exactly what I realized...its hard to put it into words. I feel like I need to share this with others (believers and non-believers alike), because what I realized gives an image to the face of God that so many people miss. I realized that,