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Love versus Hate
by Bourge

Friday, December 06, 2002

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Sometimes I hate
the way I seem to stand
in your shadow.
Although I'm supposed to
know better, and be
older and wiser.
The way you laugh at me
and make me feel
like I'm not worth a thing.

I hate the way
you call me names
and the way that you
make me want to
give up, if only
for the sake of my pride.
I hate the way,
that I feel weaker,
purely because I have a conscience,
whereas you don't care
when you hurt me.
I hate the way
that you make me
want to die,
hold my head in my hands,
and sit and cry.
I hate the sadistic
smile that you flash at me,
when I finally break down.

I hate the way
that you say you hate me,
just because things
don't go your way.
I hate the way you don't care
when I want to
throw everything away.

I hate the way you call me names,
the way you just assume,
that I'm not quite good enough,
because I'm not the same as you.
I hate the way you love yourself,
and the way that you keep
calling me all those things
freak, fat, ugly, anorexic, lazy, stupid, geek,
all of the names, though they
contradict each other sometimes,
you don't care,
as long as you've hurt me.
You don't know, or maybe you don't care
it feels like you just slapped me.

I hate the way you look so smug,
until I finally turn and hit you back.
Until that fateful second,
when you turn away and give a sob,
and I'm foolish enough to pity you
and your heartbreaking tears.
And you've won.
But how can you say you hate me,
when I'd never say that to you
I only hate the way you hurt me
but I love you really, I do...

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Reviewed by James David Compton (Reader) 12/9/2002
Charley,
just one question here: What is there to love in this person? One of the finest things about love is the way that special someone makes you feel about YOU.
((((((hugs))))))
-James
Reviewed by a- maryllis 12/6/2002
Charlotte... Sad write, hun... keep writing, it helps! :)
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 12/6/2002
I do not have any friends that were fifteen when I was that age, I out grew all of them or they out grew me, moral,,, move on.
Reviewed by Faye Enno (Reader) 12/6/2002
I agree with Bill..your beautiful!
And don't need this type of chaos in your life.
Reviewed by William M. Sowman 12/6/2002
Charlotte ... I just look at your Bio picture. I am glad I saw you. You are young and beautiful. You appear to be going through some emotional coaster ride
Whoever is doing this, you need to get rid of them if that is possible. This type relationship is so harmful for you. I wish I knew more about what is wrong. I can't even make clear judgment. I just don't like to see this type fo hurt going on in you. Bill Murray
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