You Won't Own Me

February 14, 2010
You may have really hurt me
And said you didn't care.
You caused a lot of pain
I'll admit it wasn't fair.
Months have passed
Since I saw you last.
My tears have fallen
And been cast.
I'll never see you
Or so I hope.
It's been so hard
But I'll have to cope.
My blood was drawn
To kill the pain.
I was just a pawn
In your stupid game.
But even though
Your in my thoughts
You wont consume me
I can't be bought.
Someday I will let you go
So I can be free
And let you know
You won't own me.

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StrangeJade This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 19, 2011 at 8:44 pm
Very, very good. Stands out a lot from the simpery anthems to boyfriends you see on here. :)
mandapanda9736 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 23, 2010 at 6:47 pm
I really like this!!!!!!!!! the defiance at the end is great :)
MadAsAHatter... said...
Jul. 17, 2010 at 6:35 pm
Thank you all sooooo much
Aquafina said...
Jul. 16, 2010 at 11:22 am
I really liked this one and relate to it perfectly. It's really well written♥
A_Dreamer said...
Jul. 15, 2010 at 4:23 pm
This is amazing, you can really feel the pain you went through when you wrote this. I like how you explained that you wanted to move on, but you couldn't. Keep up the good writing!
Serendipity-Pen said...
Jun. 21, 2010 at 1:13 pm
Love it!! So true, so true.
real_as_can_be101 said...
Jun. 17, 2010 at 4:14 pm

one word-amazing


ComA_White said...
Jun. 14, 2010 at 10:41 pm
This is AMAZING.  Your'e a very talented writer. I look forward to more :)
roxymutt said...
Jun. 8, 2010 at 4:09 pm
this is VERY well usually not one for poetry but i ventured out today and read some! i liked this greatly...full of emotion and truth
jonas_chick899 said...
May 23, 2010 at 9:47 am
:))))))) this was awesome. i loved it!
once_a_redhead replied...
May 29, 2010 at 6:56 am
i know how u feel!!! i went through the same thing and have just now letgo!!!
Fredwardness said...
Feb. 22, 2010 at 7:16 pm
This just is great. I like how you brought your independence into this. It just was great...-)
Jatavion replied...
Feb. 26, 2010 at 7:13 pm
I'm not sure if you're adressing the person we talked about that first night we talked, or if you're adressing me. Whichever way, ouch. If you were adressing me though, you weren't a "pawn," I really did care about you. I hope you know that.
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