David Whalen

Rookie - 78 Points (5/18/38 / Covington Kentucky)

Tryin' not to think of you (with all my might)


Tryin' not to think of you
Tryin' not to …
with all my might

But it's not workin' no matter what I do
Tryin' not to give into…
thinking' of you tonight

Tryin' hard to not remember when…
Think I've done it!
…but then…

I'm thinking' about you
Nothing but you…
All over again

How can you be
Such a constant
In my life

Why are you important to me
Why do you cause me
Such sadness and strife

Why can't I leave
Things in the past
Sleep deeply thru' the night

Cause I'm tryin' not to think of you
Cryin' not to think of you
…with all my might…

Submitted: Friday, January 25, 2013

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

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?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Inspired by frustrations

Comments about this poem (Tryin' not to think of you (with all my might) by David Whalen )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Christmas Trees, Robert Frost
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Mother to Son, Langston Hughes
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. Invictus, William Ernest Henley

Poem of the Day

poet Richard Lovelace

Tell me not (Sweet) I am unkind,
That from the nunnery
Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind
To war and arms I fly.

True, a new mistress now I chase,
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. JULEKALENDER # V, Gunnar Mo.
  2. Those moments of weakness, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  3. lost, ABAYOMI OGUNNIYI
  4. Apps, Phil Soar
  5. rapture, ABAYOMI OGUNNIYI
  6. Mind Games, Perveiz Ali
  7. dancing politics, ABAYOMI OGUNNIYI
  8. Always Open, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  9. Right choice, hasmukh amathalal
  10. Marriage and morals., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
[Hata Bildir]