Treasure Island

Makayla Straight

(I was Born in Tuscon Then I moved to Phoenix)

The Truth About Forever


How long is forever really?
You told me you'd love me forever and ever.
I actually believed you.
Forever is really short if its how long we made it.
Which was not long at all.
I gave you my heart,
And you took it for granted.
I can't believe I was that blind
That I did not see that we would never make it.
Forever sounds like a long time,
But you have proven it is really really short.
Forever sounded like a wonderful long time with you.
But now I see your real colors,
I am glad that forever is not long at all with you.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Edited: Saturday, September 04, 2010

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  • Nesmah Elsayed (5/20/2009 8:31:00 PM)

    this is my favortie...i love the words, and the interanl conflict of your love!
    you should write it in a little bit more poetic theme...bigger words.
    use a thesaurus, thats what i did when i was your age. i startted wrting when i was 10.
    and hey, im only 15 now...everyone needs help with words(; (Report) Reply

  • Eyan Desir (5/5/2009 8:14:00 AM)

    Good write
    but you dont need
    to write
    all over the page...
    i will give you top marks
    ............................................................
    ... (Report) Reply

  • Chitra - (5/5/2009 8:01:00 AM)

    a sensitve graph of waiting, realizing and then moving on
    you are indeed a mature emotional soul (Report) Reply

  • Pandian Angelina (5/1/2009 11:31:00 AM)

    'I am glad that forever is not long at' wonderful transitions written in so simple a language showing the various stages of longing and the realisation and acceptance. Wonderful piece of poetry Kay Kay (Report) Reply

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