Community·Posted on Sep 16, 2022What Is The Most Embarrassing Song Or Poem You Ever Wrote About A Crush?As an avid teenage lyricist, every song I wrote about a crush was raw, emotional, and deeply humiliating. And I KNOW I'm not alone.by Alice LahodaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink There have been some terrible love songs over the years, and even the pros aren't immune to writing/performing cheesy lyrics. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Angel / Via media.giphy.com "And I'll be your cryin' shoulder / I'll be love's suicide / And I'll be better when I'm older / I'll be the greatest fan of your life."—"I'll Be" (Edwin McCain)"Would you tremble, if I touched your lips? / Would you laugh? / Oh, please, tell me this / Now, would you die for the one you loved? / Hold me in your arms tonight."—"Hero" (Enrique Iglesias)"I'll be your dream, I'll be your wish, I'll be your fantasy / I'll be your hope, I'll be your love, be everything that you need / I love you more with every breath truly, madly, deeply do."—"Truly Madly Deeply" (Savage Garden) Literally no one on earth is more embarrassing than someone with a crush — except someone who writes a song or poem about their crush. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Big Machine Records / Via media.giphy.com It doesn't matter how many times the Plain White T's ask Delilah what's it like in New York City; the answer is still: "It's, like, really embarrassing." As an avid teenage lyricist, every song I wrote about a crush was raw, emotional, and deeply humiliating. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF UMG / Via media.giphy.com Don't believe me? Here's the bridge from my magnum opus, "Conceited," which I wrote about my eighth-grade crush who rejected me (sorry to this man for the way I handled that situation):🎵 I think you were my Advil when my pain was on the riseI think you were my camo when I needed a disguiseI think you were my cover when I told all of my liesBut I think that I need glasses 'cause I see you with different eyes 🎶 Now it's your turn to share. Whether it's just a few words or a whole notebook of words, I want to revel in the raw, emotional, embarrassing AF words you wrote about a crush! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Jive / Via media.giphy.com Drop them in the comments (or submit anonymously through this form) for a chance to have your lyrics/poetry featured in a BuzzFeed Community post! Bonus points to anyone who shares the backstory or includes a link to their song on Spotify, YouTube, Bandcamp, SoundCloud, etc.