Those Secret Feelings

never saying

hello.

never saying

goodbye.

not a word

spoken.

infatuation in vain.

secret feelings

never coming

to fruition.

the unattainable

are not available

nor ever will be.

so many

who are available

so willing to

take their place

in a world

where

‘nice’

is

never

sexy.

funny how

scarcity rules

so many

in their

yearnings

for love,

attention and

approval.

such

a

waste

of

living.

the loneliness

of falling

for

someone

who

will never

be

embraced

is

and will

always

be

the

legacy

of

youth.

I

remember

old

heartaches

well.

all those

‘old flames’

who

had

never

come to

pass.

no

more

in

number

than

fingers

on

a

single

hand.

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My yearbook

Didn’t buy

a high school

yearbook

someone

wise

said

‘I’d regret it someday’

I didn’t hate school

not

in the beginning

my first year of high school

I was involved in track

and cross-country

in my sophomore year

I don’t know why

but

sometime later in high school

I started hating Continue reading My yearbook