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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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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!
mc said...
Mar. 26, 2009 at 3:57 pm
i loved melted my heart...made me cry inside!!!!! gohhhhhhhhh,,, i loved it so much...seriously never heard anything like it before
NDNQT said...
Mar. 15, 2009 at 11:15 pm
I just loved this poem.I like how it rhymed 2. By the way you know how you said there was a typo? well I like it better with the typo.
pionnerforlife1994 said...
Mar. 13, 2009 at 11:15 pm
I Love This Poem It Is So Beautiful.. You Should Really Beocme Famous Wrighter
Hannah M. said...
Mar. 14, 2009 at 4:29 am
I really enjoyed this and found that it flowed easily together. Your words came from the heart, and while it wasn't dark and scary, it still expressed some sad heartedness.
Patience C. said...
Feb. 28, 2009 at 10:55 pm
touching, inspiring, beautiful, ect... there are many words that can describe this poem. one word sticks out to me... WOW! i absolutely love it. so true and real. it's love through my eyes
psycholinzmeier said...
Mar. 12, 2009 at 10:29 pm
wat a great poem. thts exactly how being heartbroken is felt
Jael G. said...
Feb. 23, 2009 at 8:11 pm
This was absolutely beautiful. I admire your astonishing talent.
Connor said...
Feb. 23, 2009 at 10:19 pm
I enjoy the way you used your words, your poet of your own kind and I would love to know how you write these poems. Oh one keep writing these i think you bring joy in those who've read this poem thank you. : )
sktrgrlhorslover said...
Feb. 23, 2009 at 2:56 am
this poem is really good,it flows nicly and it has some ryming in it which puts flair into it
mina R. said...
Feb. 22, 2009 at 8:14 pm
it is realy good
Smiledman said...
Feb. 22, 2009 at 3:53 pm
Very good , but my english is very bad :) I'm from Germany :)
blondie101 said...
Feb. 21, 2009 at 11:41 pm
holy crap...whoa. so good. i loved it! there are few poets who can write a rhyming poem and put so much emotion and meaning into it, and tie it together to create a symphony. this is truely a work of art. amazing work! please write more! :D
Leah:) said...
Feb. 20, 2009 at 9:40 pm
Very inspiring and clearly has meaning! There is so much passion and emotion underlying the simple words. . . Spectacular!
BetsieRoss said...
Feb. 19, 2009 at 2:13 pm
I really liked this poem. Over break we were assigned to write one more poem and I was stuck this gave me inspiration to do what I wanted. Keep up the great work:)
holly B. said...
Feb. 19, 2009 at 12:29 am
wow i loved this i can really relate to this keppp up the good work
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
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