Poem: “?!Love?!”

?!Love?!

Love.
What’s love?
I mean what’s the true meaning of love?
People use this word “love” all the time.
But do they really know what it means?
Some people say just to say it.
I think it’s a good feeling you have for someone.
I have that type of feeling for my family.
It’s a good feeling.
I thought people had that feeling for me.
But they did nothing but disappoint me.
That’s the feeling I’ve been having lately

    “Disappointment”

I don’t really know if that’s a feeling

4 Comments

  1. Patrick Castellano on February 19, 2020 at 7:13 PM

    Disappointment is definitely a feeling and it is really terrible when we get let down by the people that we thought were on our side. Always keep your head up and thank you for sharing this amazing poem! -Pat

  2. armani739 on September 28, 2020 at 11:09 PM

    What a raw and authentic poem you have written!
    I loved every part of this poem. You question people on how loosely they use the word “love,” and I wonder why it is used so loosely?
    Another thing that is interesting and makes one reflect is that why do those we love tend to let us down most?
    We all aren’t perfect, so is disappointment supposed to be a part of love?

    Thank you for sharing this!

  3. kassidilenae on November 17, 2020 at 2:35 PM

    The dichotomy of love and disappointment is one of the most raw feelings. We open ourselves up and be vulnerable with the ones we love. We willingly give them the power to hurt us. I hope you look at your life and remember that there is more love than pain. Keep writing!

    KC

  4. Samantha on January 30, 2021 at 9:29 PM

    Hello,

    I loved how you conveyed the complexity of “Love”; how it makes us feel, and how we can give it to others, but it not be reciprocated back to you. Love is wonderful, and I hope you continue to search for it’s meaning through your poetry.

    Best,

    Samantha

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