Treasure Island

Seth Proch

(July 2,1986 - not yet / Bennington, VT)

Romantically Yours


You were just a little less than what I need,
You’re always checking to make sure you still bleed.
A fashionable obsession with manic-depression,
You’re a semi-suicidal cry for help.

I can only give you all I have,
In return you give me all your pain,
If I come back for more does that make me insane?
It’s just a crazy little thing called love.

You’re always taking me to the edge,
Staring into the brink,
Then you push me too far,
I’m not sure what to think.
Am I dragging you down or helping you up,
It’s hard to tell who’s killing who, when we’re both falling so fast
You know it never was meant to last.

A less than lovely romantic comedy of errors,
A less than perfect habit you can’t break,
A less than subtle source of sadness,
A less than happy home.

It’s all a wild rush of terrors,
It’s all a little more than I can take,
It’s all no good, but full of badness,
You’ll never be my happy home.

Oct.24,2004

Submitted: Monday, April 16, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Romantically Yours by Seth Proch )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Meaningful Treasures, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  2. Control, Garrett Doff
  3. Thoughts, Garrett Doff
  4. The Many Worlds Of Multiverses, Is It Poetry
  5. When People Love, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  6. You, Garrett Doff
  7. Mondays, Garrett Doff
  8. Love, Ntando Lah Ancient
  9. Haunted By You, Wilma Horne
  10. Descent Into Hate, Wilma Horne

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Louis Stevenson

It is very nice to think
The world is full of meat and drink,
With little children saying grace
In every Christian kind of place.... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Amy Lowell

 

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. On the Amtrak from Boston to New York City, Sherman Alexie
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  9. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]