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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.

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nana.riley said...
Jun. 13, 2009 at 8:12 pm:
This is great!!!!!!! Keep writing please...... Nana.Riley:)
 
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Eryn P. said...
May 27, 2009 at 11:22 pm:
THIS IS WONDERFUL never never stop writing you are talented.
 
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MariaMarie This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 27, 2009 at 9:32 pm:
I love-.. cherish this. It's nice work, sweet, gets the pictureemotions in your head. Awesome
 
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lovehate29 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 27, 2009 at 9:19 pm:
Awwww. Such a nice poem. The rhyme scheme is so well constructed. I love it! Keep up the good work!
~~~~~~~p.s. Could you please check my work out and maybe leave a comment or vote?? Congratulations on getting your work published!
 
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Alex. said...
May 27, 2009 at 8:13 pm:
Woah this poem is amazing,

Alex
 
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*CinDeReLLa* said...
May 27, 2009 at 7:52 pm:
this is really nice
 
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Makala T.This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
May 27, 2009 at 7:07 pm:
the poem is great keep writing
 
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Wally said...
May 27, 2009 at 2:18 pm:
Great poem and great rhythem! XD Lisa, i do not agree with your comment.
 
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Jackie K. said...
May 27, 2009 at 2:55 pm:
i love it. Its beautiful and amazin great job
 
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hbwriter This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 19, 2009 at 8:33 pm:
great poem, keep up the good work! and, lisaD, I think love is found in the world, not in a book. Although I do love books.
 
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chrislover101 said...
May 12, 2009 at 11:40 pm:
i love this poem it is so true keep writing
 
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lisaD said...
Apr. 27, 2009 at 3:37 pm:
IF U WANT 2 KNOW WAT LOVE MEANS READ IT IN THE BIBLE
 
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BrokenBeats said...
Apr. 20, 2009 at 2:25 am:
I don't know how to tell you how AMAZING this poem is. It really hits me deep. I love it, I have meorized it and i love every line and every word and ITS JUST AMAZING!
 
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Libagayle said...
Apr. 8, 2009 at 7:37 pm:
This is a very good poem! I wish I could write like you! Your lines are so upbeat and have rythym! It's very impressive! =]
 
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climbergirl said...
Apr. 8, 2009 at 2:57 pm:
I love the lines "now chained and locked away" and "hollow kisses turn to dust and fall against my skin". You use your words well. Excellent.
 
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Ruth M. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 7, 2009 at 10:50 pm:
this is a great poem. i read the first line and was like, argh, no, it's going to be terrible! (no offence, but the first couple of lines could be improved. they're just kind of cliched) but then i read further on and it got better and better until by the end it was wonderful. bar the first couple of lines, it's fantastic. i love it!
 
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animallover said...
Apr. 4, 2009 at 6:44 pm:
Wow! That poem is amazing. It has such great meaning and ven power.
 
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Samantha S. said...
Mar. 30, 2009 at 4:58 pm:
Amazing! very very weel written. i am very impressed. good job!
 
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Christina This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 30, 2009 at 11:28 am:
This is absolutely spectacular. Such magnificent emotion!
 
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mc said...
Mar. 26, 2009 at 3:57 pm:
i loved it...it melted my heart...made me cry inside!!!!! gohhhhhhhhh,,, i loved it so much...seriously never heard anything like it before
 
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