May 24, 2009
You’ve ripped my heart out
Leaving me on the floor
A hole left in my chest
Struggling to stay alive
You stand there
Squeezing my heart
Blood gushing out
Trickling slowly down your arm
Dripping to the ground
Puddle of red at your feet
You pretend nothing happened
I’m gasping for air
Trying to hold onto life
You take no notice
Put my broken heart
In it’s correct place
Stitch up the gashes
Then walk away like
Nothing has happened
Not bothering to fix my heart
My scars displayed
Showing the world
What you have done
Those scars will forever
Remain with me
Just a painful reminder of you

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S.E.M This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 15, 2009 at 9:06 pm
Haha! I actually flinched! Powerful imagery--- good work!
Meredith M. said...
Aug. 19, 2009 at 4:00 pm
Intense! I'm very impressed, keep it up. Beautiful and poignant.
xXxFallingTearsxXx said...
Jul. 2, 2009 at 5:23 am
wow, amazing poem you are an awsome writer, keep it up!! it just creates a picture in my mind :) its a sad, painful, beautiful poem!!!
amyxu said...
Jun. 12, 2009 at 7:10 pm
Stunning. The imagery in here brings the poem to life! I like how you left the "you" person vague, so it could be anyone or anything. Very impressive!
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