This poem is about the love of my life. We're far away from each other and the distance keeps us apart. As painful as it is to not be able to be with him, I still love him with all I have and all I am. And I always will.

This poem originally was published in Love Poems - Teenage Love Poems

Long Distance Love
When it hurts so bad,
why does it feel so good?
I wish this all made sense,
I wish I understood.
Not having you here with me is tearing me up inside,
but I can't stop thinking about you no matter how hard I try.

You know how I feel about you,
and I know I want to spend the rest of my life with you,
but it's so hard to do when I can't even be next to you.
Why does it gotta be so complicated?

Loving you feels so right,
but at the same time,
knowing I can't have you keeps me awake at night.
I just want this to be simple,
I just want you here with me,
to look into your eyes,
be held in your arms...then I'd truly be happy.

Right now this distance between us is out of our control,
but I'm still hoping one day soon,
I'll get what I'm wishing for.

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  • Valerie
    that poem touched my heart. it explain exactly how I feel. wonderful poem :)
  • geraldine
    hi,,, i really touched this poem you know why it feel the same at my feelings.
  • Ashley
    aww this was a very excellent poem! this is how I feel i am deeply in love with my boyfriend who lives 8 hours away. but i keep wishing that he will move back since his dad travels out here to work and there house is up for sale where they live now. the only problem is it has been up for sale for a very long time now and they can't sell it. so i keep wishing everyday. He is my first love and it figures that i would fall in love and he would move! :((( I wish the best for u and me and also everyone who read this poem because no one deserves to be seperated from the one u love! so good luck to everyone!
  • Sara
    I love this poem because its saying everything I wanted to say. My boyfriend and I have been in a long distance going on two years next month on the 26. On the 9th of this month we decide to just be frinds because we don't get to spend time with each other.
  • KaYla
    ~I love this poem to death it toched my heart in soo many ways. My Babydaddy just got sent to prision so far away but im waitin no matter what the only diffrence in this relationship is were ''DiStAnT LoVeRs'' cause were soo many milrs away thats why i adore this awesome poem it means alot!
  • Travis
    this poem is great for me becouse this describes me perfictly for a girl that i have feelings for in Alaska and i live in Washington so thank you this is the best poem ever
  • teylor
    i absoutly(sp?) loved this poem, it reminded me of someone that i did ( do) love still.
  • Patrick
    this is exactly how i feel
  • megan
    im in the same situation. im in atlanta,ga, united states and the love of my life is in wales, UK. he loves me and i love him but we're so far from each other that it kills me inside. he's always telling me that we're going to be together one day. but i have to wait til im 18 so i can go to him. and we've already talked it over and he wants me to come to see him and he'll never apart from me. i love him with all my heart and nothing will ever change that. I LOVE YOU GARETH!
  • lashay
    I liked it a lot cuz thats how i feel when i am away from ym lovedd one.
  • lisa
    im really lovimg it because right now im in a long distance relationship and everything meantioned in this poem its how exactly feel so im really liking this keep making the poems and ill keep voting
  • teia
    i love this poem. it reminds me of my lost love. he held me in his arm all the time n would never let me go anywhere unsafe?!
  • erin
    i love this poem it reminded me about special friend that was in my life except for the whole be with u the rest of my life part its like this poem was a chapter of my life! lol i loved it!
  • kristin
    this poems was perfect for my situation. my fiance and i are in totally different states and its really hard cuz everytime i want to go and see him i have to pay like $300 for a plane ticket or spend that much in gas. and sumtimes even if i can go see him, hes hardly home cuz he has to travel to camps for football scholarships and stuff.
  • Cherry
    I love your poem. Your poem remind me about my ex who lived in another country. Keep up the good work!
  • Jodie
    This poem touched me deeply as i understand the pain that the girl is going through. Me and my partner live about 70 miles apart and we barely see eachother, but yet we are both still madly in love with eachother. Jodie
  • Tamara
    awwwwwwwwwwwwwww sUch a cUte pOem. i sweaaaaaa geeze. i realiii realiii like this GUY frOm SYDNEY keep up the good wOrk. lOl. Z
  • sweet
    i love it because i can relate to it. because i have a boyfriend whom i love so much!but it was just a total disgrace because he is in jail and i just cant be with him nor see him either. we just have to send letters n pictures of each other. so sad reallly.
  • O
    FROM 1 TO TEN I GAVE IT A 100 THIS IS THE REAL DEAL
  • Huia
    omg! thank you soo much! i have been looking everywhere for a poem just like this! it has everything i wanted in the poem. and it says exactly what i need! thank you sooo much! x0x
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