10 Things I Should've Known By Now

10 Things I Should've Known By Now

A Poem by Speak in Silence

If I could, I would go back and change everything into something I thought was real. But sometimes the stars align just to show you have nothing left. So here are ten things I probably should've known by now but instead, I was too busy being distracted by cold receivers and empty rooms.
1. Never fall for a boy who won't admit he's wrong
2. Long distance is something they just don't teach in schools
4. 2,000 miles is 1,999 too many
4. When life throws something you weren't expecting, remember it'll only bring more surprises
6. Dyslexia never really gets any better
7. Friends who always bring you down tend to be the ones you always go to
8. When I meet you one day, I'm probably going to hug you and tell you I love you
8. I'm sorry in advance
9. When I accidentally run into you while picking up groceries and you have your arm around a pretty girl with large breasts and naturally perfect teeth, I'll swallow the last bit of pride and walk out in the door with a flat chest and crooked teeth
10. When I hear from a friend of a friend that you got engaged to my best friend in high school, I'll smile a sad smile and silently wish away my sadness
10. When I put on my best dress and show up at your home while shes at work and you're in the old T shirt I gave you, we'll both laugh and think of that awkward moment when we were only teenagers
10. And when I hug you for the last time and bid farewell to the scent of the cologne I gave you on your 17th birthday, I'll remember how tight you held me when we meet for the first time and 30 years from now I'll remember that your grip was tighter.

© 2013 Speak in Silence

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I loved this. I don't know, it's pretty simple but I just loved it and something about it really struck home with me.

Posted 7 Years Ago

This is one incredibly accomplished piece of writing that held me totally rapt. I am so glad I stopped by today or I would have missed this absorbing write. Thanks so much for sharing. Your friend in words, Pete

Posted 7 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

life learn lessons, just know, your list will get bigger :p,mines in the thousands.. their will be heart breaking times, but happy times too, remember the good. and wow sarah kray was very funny and witty.

Posted 7 Years Ago

Your words are true. Some memories are permanent. We can bring them back in old age and appreciate the good people we had in our life. I like the wisdom in your thoughts.

Posted 7 Years Ago

Wow just wow... I dont even know what to say my mind is still trying to process this poem.... This poems really awesome and really makes u think.... A++

Posted 7 Years Ago

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Added on September 1, 2013
Last Updated on September 1, 2013
Tags: love, heartbreak, broken, thoughts, dyslexia, 10 things, spoken poetry


Speak in Silence
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