Prize Poetry

My Best Friend Is in Love

by a young woman, age 15

My best friend is in love.
I am not.
My best friend is ready for love.
I am not.
My best friend is still trying to get the love.
I am not.
My best friend is in love with someone he doesn't know.
I am the one he's in love with.


[Author Statement: "Don't just look at words, read them. Don't just read them, write them. And don't just write words, live them out to the fullest."]


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