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I tried - September 17th 2018, 08:41 PM

I tried
I really, really tried
I tried to understand
I tried to see
But know what?
There is only so much trying I can do before I give up.

You say you love me
You say you care
You say you're to blame
But know what?
You obviously don't think so.

So I'm going to sit here
And plaster a smile on my face
And hold my crown up high
And have fun

I will go to the dance with him
I will do what I want
I will dress to impress only myself
And I will learn to live with confidence


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Re: I tried - September 18th 2018, 04:54 AM

Thank you for sharing this! I liked how you expressed the difficulty in the speaker's relationship to the person they're addressing. I can relate to feeling frustrated and strained in a relationship whether a friendship or otherwise.
   
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Re: I tried - September 18th 2018, 02:15 PM

I like the defiance in the last half compared to the first half!


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Re: I tried - September 18th 2018, 02:24 PM

I absolutely loved this! I also loved the defiance shown in the last half. It added a lot to the poem.


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Re: I tried - September 19th 2018, 02:15 AM

I agree with liking the last half!


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Re: I tried - September 22nd 2018, 04:44 PM

I really liked this. Hugs.


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Re: I tried - September 23rd 2018, 08:47 PM

I absolutely love this, you're such a talented writer!



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Re: I tried - October 23rd 2018, 11:28 AM

Motivational. So so emotional.
   
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Re: I tried - November 10th 2018, 06:35 AM

Cool, thanks for sharing
   
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Re: I tried - November 10th 2018, 04:34 PM

I really liked this and especially that defiance the narrator conveyed in the second half of the poem. Keep writing!
   
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