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Poetry: Young and Naive

Out of the Sandbox

By Diana Perez

He’s so young and naïve

Like a bright eyed doe

Not aware that they’re hunting him

Careless and reckless

With no emotions to show


He’s charming and cute

And his jokes are so sweet

That’s all he has going for him

Cause he’s not very neat


He steals and makes excuses

To the one who truly cares?

Pays more attention to the nut

I think that’s not fair


I can’t make him love me

Either he does or he don’t

But I am not going to keep on giving

I just can’t, I just won’t


I know when I am being rejected

And I can tell when he lies

I don’t know why he does it

Cause it’s not gonna fly


If he has tried unsuccessfully

With her for two whole years

Then why not give us a try, what is his fear?

I have shown him in many ways

That I care about him so much

But he incapable of seeing

He is blind, and don’t feel much.

What is happening to him, is really a shame

Cause he keeps running and hiding from feeling the pain

Of the broken relationships he has with his mother

That was the beginning to the problems with the others.


Header photo by Daniel Zedda (flickr creative commons)


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