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Wish Upon A Broken Heart This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

   I pick up my pen, I want to write something

Something wonderfully beautiful

and brilliant.

I wish I were

the possessor of magical words

that would make you love me again.

Only when I pick up my pen,

I find I have nothing intelligent to say.

I'm an idiot

a fool

uneducated and ignorant

of the ways of love.

Why should I sing of a love that was

ugly and hurtful.

I wish I could write something to make it

wonderful and joyful. Only I can't.

I wish I were

A poet - Poe or Yeats perhaps

I wish the ink that flows out

from my pen would become


Daisies and stars

So when you say them aloud

they'd flow off your tongue

like the music from Orpheus' lyre.

I wish you'd hear the music

that speaks of hope in my heart

through my pen. But I pick it up ...

And begin to write ...

Only to find ...

I've nothing to say

That you don't already know

Things words don't explain away.

I wish I were the rain





Lulling you to sleep - You'd forgive and forget


Dream Sweet Dreams of us again!

While I press my nose against the glass

and cry a Rainstorm

Unable to get back to you.

Knowing when the sun does shine

I'll be sent away.


Wish I could tell you these feelings

I feel

But feelings were meant to be felt, I suppose.

It's over, let you go, but no, I can't even

do that Right.

It's over now,

and I've nothing

to say.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

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ReenSmiley said...
Oct. 5, 2010 at 2:53 pm
Absolutely beautiful!
Gisah said...
Oct. 5, 2010 at 7:46 am
I loved your poem !
GangstaEyes This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 4, 2010 at 12:48 pm
How has no one commented?! I love this. Its is SO well written and flows beautifully. I can definitely relate. Great job - could you maybe check out some of my stuff? Thanks and keep writing!
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