The Meaning of Love? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

November 8, 2008
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The beating of my broken heart, now chained and locked away,
I hear much louder, through the night, than words we never say.
As hollow kisses turn to dust and fall against my skin,
I pray that I might find the strength to fall in love again.
Abandoned innocence, stripped away, discarded on the floor.
In the dirt, I bury hope that love leaves unlocked doors.
I am held, though never cherished, yet to be made whole.
My tears can wipe themselves away, but I must save my soul.
Bare feet, run, lead me home, where I am Mother’s child,
And toward the pale rose sunset for a pretty little while.
If broken wings may carry dreams, and carry me to sleep,
Take me far away from love and tell me what it means.

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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VickyNickyKitty said...
Dec. 21, 2012 at 11:36 pm
Awesome, I love this poem!
love-in-words said...
Nov. 27, 2012 at 1:14 pm
I love the meaning of this powm, you are a really good writer.(:
MindlessPoetry_ said...
Nov. 15, 2012 at 7:59 pm
Wow that's really good! especially the last two lines! It gave me something to think about! I'd love it if you read my poetry too and gave me some incite.
taylor23 said...
Nov. 5, 2012 at 1:06 pm
it is acpiring and i hope to hear from you
divisriv said...
Nov. 3, 2012 at 5:51 pm
This is the typpe of writing that gives me hope that our generation actually has brain power. It was beautiful.
LadyofLit said...
Nov. 2, 2012 at 5:45 pm
That was amasing!!  you strung the words together so beautifully and they made perfect since while still being aloof!!
sadiewrites said...
Oct. 26, 2012 at 10:45 am
this was really good most limmerick poems i run into are like fairy tales or like cutesy and this was really deep.
XxElfen_LiedxX said...
Oct. 23, 2012 at 5:20 pm
:O omgggg its so epic xD
poeticz said...
Oct. 22, 2012 at 9:01 pm
this is amazing,it touched my soul, keep writing
WritterGirl1197 said...
Oct. 22, 2012 at 2:11 pm
This is really good! I like it alot! Keep it up! -Writtergirl1197  
Cara E. said...
Oct. 8, 2012 at 10:55 am
Really good, it's both comforting and painful to read, I wish I could write poetrey as good as you...
Dakota17 replied...
Oct. 31, 2012 at 5:17 pm
I completely agree with you, Cara E, because i wish i could write like this....I've always thought i was a talented writer, well, that is until i started to see writings like this one, it's absolutely beautiful! 
CreativeWriter2015 said...
Oct. 6, 2012 at 4:41 pm
i totally agree. this poem relates to me! :)   Advice: Continue to write
Masochist This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 2, 2012 at 10:35 am
I love this, please keep writing
Songwriter77 said...
Sept. 30, 2012 at 4:17 pm that is all i can say about this. This is so amazing i became breathless. this is my favorite of all the things on this website right now. awesome awesome work. You keep writing! You are so amazing!
sweetwannabeme said...
Sept. 23, 2012 at 1:39 pm
I really could relate to this and hope you follow your passion and become a famous writer. id read every peom or book you write. this is awesome . i enjyed reading this poem. <3.<
_Optimistic said...
Sept. 16, 2012 at 1:51 pm
This is so beutifull. Thank you
sunshine dez said...
Sept. 8, 2012 at 3:08 pm
this was mind blowing because it's like you wrote what I'm going throut right now
Basya44 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 30, 2012 at 11:44 pm
AMAZING. I put this into my favorites:) I love the hollow kisses...very well put. I would love to hear your feedback on my own poetry some time. I think you would appreciate it. Thank you so much for sharing!!!
hails1997 said...
Aug. 29, 2012 at 9:58 pm
This peom is absolutely beautiful.  It's my definite favorite on this whole site.  I keep coming back to read it again and again and can still not get enough of it.  You are so talented!! Don't ever stop writing.
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