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Love isn't great,
love is worse.
Love is everything that hurts.

When you lie awake,
it cuts you deep.
Still it slices as you sleep.

With heartache pain,
you cry at night.
Cry of sorrow, and of fright.

You've lost your way,
you've lost your soul.
You've lost the thing that makes you whole.

And years later,
still you'll cry.
Still you'll feel as if you'll die.

But be thankful
for what you had,
even though it hurt so bad.

Through all the pain
that you feel,
at least you know that it was real.



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Egyptiangirl13 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 13, 2010 at 6:17 pm:
Wow this is so amazing and i L-O-V-E the ending-what a great conclusion!!!
 
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wingofangel said...
Mar. 19, 2010 at 7:47 pm:
WOW!!!!!!!!!!! this is a little deep but still really good keep up the poem's :) God bless!!!!!!!!
 
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whiteraven1989 said...
Jan. 5, 2010 at 11:06 pm:
wow i never thought that niether myself nor anyone ells could sum up the best and worst years of my life and yet you have and yet even more unbelievable to me you did it with both at the same time in the same poem. you did a great job and im looking forward to seeing your next piece.
 
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Paulina said...
Jun. 4, 2009 at 1:51 am:
WOW!!! I LOVE THIS SO MUCH! how you detailed the little things in a short way. The rhyming fit everything so perfect! Keep Writing!! Love always Paulina p.s. read my peoms to (:
 
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