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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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Nicole G. said...
Feb. 18, 2009 at 12:53 am
this poem is sooo beautiful!!!!
 
giggles said...
Feb. 18, 2009 at 6:56 pm
wow i really liked dis. i feel da same way w/ u. same thing happen w/ me.
 
LinzyLove said...
Feb. 13, 2009 at 8:01 pm
wow. this is a great poem, i can definetley relate.
 
yourmom said...
Feb. 13, 2009 at 5:49 pm
i can really relate to this poem
 
xXdarkkissesXx said...
Feb. 13, 2009 at 1:53 pm
I love your choice of words and they way you put them together. I can tell writing is your passion and you are really great at it
 
EmoPoet666 said...
Feb. 13, 2009 at 3:25 pm
I admire your work. It is fantastic and wonderful to read. You are an inspiration. Good Job!!
 
logan love. said...
Feb. 14, 2009 at 9:38 pm
You've got a talent. Keep writing. This was beautiful
 
SkaterGurl17 said...
Feb. 11, 2009 at 9:14 pm
i love it!
 
sexybabe said...
Feb. 9, 2009 at 5:06 pm
yo,i luv this article........ it really came through to me and i luv poetry too......... seriously,u have a knack for writing.keep it up!!!!!
 
Julie. said...
Feb. 8, 2009 at 6:23 pm
"As hollow kisses turn to dust and fall against my skin,
I pray that I might find the strength to fall in love again."

My favorite part of your poem.
i could only aspire to be able to write my emotions down like you have here. Very good job! :)
 
thatgirlnextdoor said...
Feb. 5, 2009 at 3:58 am
This really was amazing.
I am very impressed.
You have talent, my friend.
 
csr Iniquity said...
Feb. 5, 2009 at 1:08 am
this was amazing. keep up the wonderful work. love the ability to rhyme and flow
 
macymae said...
Feb. 4, 2009 at 6:21 pm
I love this poem it is amazing! <3 Macy
 
ninja!!! (|:|) said...
Feb. 2, 2009 at 11:15 pm
this is so beautiful! wow i wish i could write like you :]] u are amazing <33
 
YoungWriter Age:17 said...
Feb. 2, 2009 at 10:29 pm
I congratulate you on your literary passion; the poem was sweet, real, and simple. I was impressed by your talent, especially at such a young age! I am in awe of the Teen Ink writers; they continue to surprise me with talent, beauty and understanding with so little effort!(Or so it seems.)



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Br3zziFlow3d said...
Jan. 30, 2009 at 5:58 pm
Wonderful,youthful, amd imaginative is what I get when I read your poem. Everyone wants to know what love really means.
 
melinda13 said...
Jan. 30, 2009 at 2:15 am
wow, that was BEAUTIFUL!
 
lt95 said...
Jan. 29, 2009 at 10:59 pm
This is truly deep. I wish I could write that well!:)
 
goofy gober said...
Jan. 29, 2009 at 10:19 pm
i love your work because i can understand it i have gone through the same thing.
 
...daydream... said...
Feb. 10, 2009 at 10:45 pm
it's very touching and realistic. you have a real gift.
 
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