Shy Away

by Torn   May 19, 2006


As I shy my eyes away from hers,
There's too much pain I can see.
I'm too scared to confront it,
Yes I know it's selfish of me,

But the truth is I've let people down,
When they needed me the most.
I don't know how, I don't know why,
But definitely cannot boast.

Standing here in front of me,
Is a girl stronger than all.
She keeps quiet and is discreet,
And always there when I fall.

This friend of mine she saved me,
It's not a stretch of truth.
She gave me hope and friendship,
And here I stand as proof.

So it hurts me to see the pain,
That is visible in her eyes.
Even with her wide grin,
I feel like I can see past the lies.

I want her to know where she stands,
How she means the world to me.
How every day I need her there,
To keep away this misery.

I want her to see what I see,
A gorgeous girl with so much to give.
Inside a trapped, thinning body,
That this disease wont let her forgive.

Please know I'm here for you,
Always, through thick and thin.
I will do whatever I can,
And that I'm sorry for the way I've been.

I love you so much Boris.
You make me smile=)

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  • 13 years ago

    by Sarah Ann

    Wow, wonderful poem! It is written with so much emotion and care, I loved it. Your friend is lucky to have you, stick by eachother always...It might be one day, the last string you both have to hold on. Keep up your good work!

  • 13 years ago

    by Ike Dizzle

    Nice job. I loved it. 5/5
    -Vino

  • 13 years ago

    by Bekka

    Wow. You amaze me on how you put such effort in that poem and how much it must've meant to you. I'm no teacher but you used a lot of descriptive words in there. Good Job!

    xo-Becky-ox

  • 13 years ago

    by Mona

    Oh this is so sweet. I really really love this poem. It's so cute!

    Very well done hun =)

    Lotsaaaa love
    -xxx-

  • 13 years ago

    by ShaunaMarie

    ::breaks out the tissues:: Its so cute!! I love it!! keep up the good work... much love.