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The Bet

Updated on August 29, 2013

The Bet

Have we met?

Or have we not?

Is it you I'll get?

Inside this plot

of life

I'm waiting/looking/debating

if you're there

someone who will care

for me

"You" walk into my life, after all this pain and strife, I couldn't have asked for more, yet you're still far away and obscure

Are you the one? Or is God just having fun!!

I want to be , carefree and happy

I want to be in love so deep and complete that I will feel like I'm asleep......

I don't think I've met "him" yet

But when I do, I'll win the bet

God knows I am worthy....

and this love grows

I know it's happening

I don't know when

It could be at a movie

Or while shopping with a friend

Maybe at the beach when I'm not looking his way

He'll capture my gaze and a spark will grow into a flame

I don't really know

But it will be estacy

The day we meet

We'll recognize each other

Like we already met before

And in your eyes I'll see my future

And you will see your children in mine

Together we will walk amidst the flowers

Holding hand in hand

And build a home for "ours"

Who will cultivate the land

Spreading joy and love of God

Through each and every strand

But until that day

I will say to God

"Count me in" for this hand!

Have you ever been in love?

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    • schoolgirlforreal profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      Druid Dude- I recently wrote another poem called "When peace hits the earth" which includes how I feel about one person...

      Thankyou for your kind words, that means alot

    • Druid Dude profile image

      Druid Dude 

      8 years ago from West Coast

      Schoolgirl, You will find all you search for. Your heart is special, and your writing shows that.

    • schoolgirlforreal profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      daPuma5- very good point! thx


      JohnBarret-thankyou much...

    • JohnBarret profile image


      8 years ago

      very good poem, it is really touching.....

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      8 years ago

      My guess is the lucky guy will find you when you're not looking ;-)

    • schoolgirlforreal profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago


      thankyou(: glad to be of inspiration :)

    • mythbuster profile image


      8 years ago from Utopia, Oz, You Decide

      This is beautiful, schoolgirlforreal. I've enjoyed this hub very much. Thanks for sharing openly here.

    • schoolgirlforreal profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      Thanks Fiddleman :) cool name, nice to see you for the first time.

      Straight from the heart~a song by Bryan Adams....always loved it!! Thankyou for that compliment. Hope to see you again...will check you out also :)

    • schoolgirlforreal profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @cheaptrick (Dean)

      Lovely! Is the word I use to describe your comment :)

      So, you might be in my league? Is that what you meant? Mabye! ;) who knows. Thankyou , great of you to stop by!!

    • schoolgirlforreal profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      @fred allen,


      Dave Mathews,

      True, thou there is human love...which we need while on this earth...unless we are single. Are you single?

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      8 years ago

      Beautiful words put down straight from the heart and some guy is going to be a lucky man.

    • cheaptrick profile image


      8 years ago from the bridge of sighs

      Beautiful SGFR!I see I'm not alone in that rating either!Today seems to be a day for great poetry.First Petra then you.Two beautiful poems buy two beautiful women...I'm a Happy guy!As usual,rated up!


    • schoolgirlforreal profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago


      Please write about me :);):);)

      Please write about the praises of me !

      Ok Um, write , what's it like to be you, how it feels to wear a suit , ;) or what relaxes you most. :D thanks alot :)

    • epigramman profile image


      8 years ago

      ....and yes I love these poetic words of yours - what a great title too - wish I had thought of that one - I love you, whoever you are ........ well it sounds like you have a lot of love in your tender and sweet heart .......

    • epigramman profile image


      8 years ago

      ..well I sincerely hope all of your dreams come true and that you receive the very best from what life has to offer - health, happiness and love - and a respectful shout-out from the epi-man thanking for your continued support and heartfelt commentary - one final question of the night - what else would you like me to write about?

      I will take note of this - if you can let me know ....

    • Dave Mathews profile image

      Dave Mathews 

      8 years ago from NORTH YORK,ONTARIO,CANADA

      When you walk with Jesus, you have already found the person of your dreams.

      Brother Dave.

    • fred allen profile image

      fred allen 

      8 years ago from Myrtle Beach SC

      He will count himself blessed when he finds you!

    • schoolgirlforreal profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago

      True love is beautiful~thanks kashmir!!

      2patricias- glad you liked it -thankyou very much!


      Hi nice to drop by of you =) Thankyou very nice comment, I appreciate it!

    • prettydarkhorse profile image


      8 years ago from US

      beautiful, Maita

    • 2patricias profile image


      8 years ago from Sussex by the Sea

      I really like the photos that you have chosen, as they compliment the poem so well. This is like a very lovely greeting card.

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      Thomas Silvia 

      8 years ago from Massachusetts

      Very beautiful poem schoolgirlforreal,i enjoyed reading it!


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