On the bus

One of my earlier poems, probably 2003 or 2004. I was pining over an upperclassman who was really good at theater.


On the bus
I dream of you
Always
That is my time to
Dream of you
I stare out the window
And pretend you’re next to me
I think of when
You looked at me
What were you thinking
Can you tell
That I dream of you
When I’m alone?
Who do you dream of?
Will you ever
Dream of me?

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I forget, each time you leave

An untitled poem from 2004-2005, probably 2005. It’s about a friend I had a crush on at the time. Said friend never found that out, and probably never will, since we’re no longer close.


I forget, each time you leave
Just how it feels when you are there
The way I can’t quite remember
How the sun feels
Each time I stand in the rain
But I remember that it feels good
I remember that I always want
To go the extra mile
To do some small thing
That will keep you with me
Just a little longer