Friends Or more


Is it how you smile at me
Or your gentle touch?
Is it you confiding in me
Implying I mean so much

I wish you’d be upfront
How you feel about me
I’m hopeless at reading signs
Friends or more, are we?

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Until next time,



  1. Aathira

    June 23, 2014 at 9:58 pm

    Beautifully expressed!
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    1. Psych Babbler

      June 23, 2014 at 9:59 pm

      Thanks Aathira! πŸ™‚

  2. Cindy Knapper

    June 23, 2014 at 11:33 pm

    Such a lovely poem and emotions such beautifully expressed. Wonderful job!

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    1. Psych Babbler

      June 24, 2014 at 5:08 am

      Thank you Cindy! πŸ™‚

  3. Glasgowdragonfly

    June 23, 2014 at 11:52 pm

    Great interpretation of the prompt. So been in that position before!!

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  4. Nibha

    June 24, 2014 at 12:29 am

    Dilemma of feelings beautifully told πŸ™‚
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    1. Psych Babbler

      June 24, 2014 at 5:09 am

      Thanks Nibha…it’s such a pain when it happens!

  5. Kathy Combs

    June 24, 2014 at 2:06 am

    For the life of me, I could never get those signs right!! HA HA HA Great take on the prompt! β™₯
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    1. Psych Babbler

      June 24, 2014 at 5:09 am

      Haha…it’s terrible isn’t it?!

  6. Genna

    June 24, 2014 at 4:42 am

    I very much enjoyed reading this! Great rhyming and a feeling we can all relate to. Great take on the question. :)

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    1. Psych Babbler

      June 24, 2014 at 5:10 am

      Thank you Genna…such a confusing feeling isn’t t?!

  7. Marcy

    June 24, 2014 at 5:30 am

    This is sweet–and I remember being stuck in that situation, combing through every interaction for a sign.
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    1. Psych Babbler

      June 24, 2014 at 5:51 am

      Thanks Marcy…it’s so difficult to deal with isn’t it?!

  8. Melanie L.

    June 24, 2014 at 5:35 am

    I love your take on the prompt! And so relatable! I hate that feeling in a relationship when you’re on the cusp and so not sure. You captured it really well!

    1. Psych Babbler

      June 24, 2014 at 5:52 am

      Thanks Melanie…the whole not knowing is such a confusing feeling!

  9. Kir

    June 24, 2014 at 5:40 am

    oh, everyone wants an answer to this questions..especially when the “signs” are muddled and hard to read.

    Great take on the prompt.

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    1. Psych Babbler

      June 24, 2014 at 5:53 am

      Yep…these signs are sometimes so frustratingly unclear! Thank you Kit πŸ™‚

  10. jen

    June 24, 2014 at 8:54 am

    I love how a good rhyme can flow and take you to new depths with a piece. Lovely!
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  11. CC

    June 24, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    Oooh, no kidding, especially when those ‘signs’ are such mixed signals!!
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  12. Soumya

    June 24, 2014 at 5:32 pm

    Wonderful! This was amazing.

    I wish I could have used this piece years ago.
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  13. Uma

    June 24, 2014 at 5:40 pm

    Oh, it was beautifully put. So agree these “signs” are at times difficult to decipher.
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  14. Shailaja V

    June 24, 2014 at 5:40 pm

    I know what you mean. It would be so much simpler for people to wear labels on their foreheads saying ‘I love you, just to be clear.’ πŸ˜€ Nice poem, PB!
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  15. LittleWhiteDove

    June 24, 2014 at 8:00 pm

    Very sweet πŸ™‚
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  16. Rajlakshmi

    June 24, 2014 at 10:25 pm

    And I am pretty sure this beautiful poem will get all the answers πŸ˜€ Lovely write.
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  17. Bikram

    June 24, 2014 at 11:33 pm

    well the best way is to go and ASK..

    beautiful soft poem πŸ™‚

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  18. April

    June 25, 2014 at 12:00 am

    Oh, I know THAT wondering, questioning feeling well. How perfectly you captured it!
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  19. soumyaa

    June 25, 2014 at 4:06 am

    I wish it’d all be clear in one look. I hate to read these signs! But I love your take on the prompt! πŸ˜€

  20. Nathan

    June 25, 2014 at 4:28 am

    Oh, I don’t miss that awkward relationship limboland. I don’t miss it at all.
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  21. Mi

    June 26, 2014 at 5:19 pm

    So beautiful! πŸ™‚
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  22. Corinne Rodrigues

    June 27, 2014 at 12:14 am

    Been there, done that – and messed things up too! Looking back, I wonder how I ever thought we could be more than friends! πŸ˜‰
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  23. Robo

    June 27, 2014 at 10:07 pm

    That’s great. X
    I just completed a whole term of poetry with my kids at school… I’m keen to write a little now.
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  24. Ankita

    June 30, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    i just loved you blog! this poem is really very nice πŸ™‚
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    1. Psych Babbler

      June 30, 2014 at 2:34 pm

      Thank you Ankita… πŸ™‚

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