I wrote this not to long ago to...a friend. A friend that, since I last saw him, has grown father and father a part until this. It's my emotions all poured out into this long-ish poem. If my friend is reading this and knows who he is...well, I don't feel the same about you anymore. But I am sorry we've grown apart. Everything in this poem is true feelings and real happenings.
This is very different from my usual poety. Usually, it rhymes. This is just plain old freeverse, as free as my feelings. Enjoy.
I see you want to go
To Duke University
What is it you aspire to be? When we were younger
You wanted to be a solider in the army. I was so worried
That you'd really do it. And that you'd go
That I would never see you again.
I don't see you now; so it doesn't matter.
But the idea of you're demise
Is still too much for me to handle.
As much as I want to know
You're Previous Affections
But now, I don't even know
What School You Go To
Who You're Friends Are
You're Favorite Song
What You Do on the Weekends
Or what you want to be when you grow up.
I looked online and saw
Duke is especially for those
Who wish to go into the medical field.
You want this place
So strongly; is that it?
You have a lot to offer to this world
But I know at times you strayed
You had trouble
You didn't know where to go
Or what to say
Because of a past you don't want to say
You'd be an amazing doctor
I could see you're future in my eyes
After everything you've been through
Happiness and accomplishment
Duke is also known for
The arts- drama, writing, and music
If I went there one day, and you did too
Would I see you walking about the campus?
Would I hear you're voice again?
Would we be like we once were?
Would you being in my life again be?
As simple as it was before
Would you talk to me?
Acknowledge the fact that
Once a long time ago
We were best friends?
Would you be ignorant?
That second and third grade
Was all a dream?
You've moved on
I wish I could say the same
I justify those lies
I justify why I'm justifying those lies
But deep down
All I want
Is for you to be happy.
Which is why
You deserve the best in life
You deserve everything you always wanted
You deserve a fruitful life
Even if that doesn't include me
And know that all
I ever wish for you
Is the goodness